Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Self-sculpting bottle

Pressure does it all.
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I recently noticed how, when I drink from a very cold drink, then put the lid on, the bottle will collapse slightly. The room-temperature air that enters the bottle whilst I drink is cooled by the still-cold liquid inside, and reduces in pressure.

These collapsing bottles seem rather boring - sometimes the sides buckle slightly, sometimes a bit of the base folds in. I'm sure with a little variation in thickness of the plastic of the bottle, it would be possible to make a simple sculpture - perhaps a bottle that bends itself into an arch, pleats itself, or maybe even makes a jellybaby like human form. The sky is literally way beyond the limit.

It would be even better if you did not know about it before hand, and went back to a half-flempty bottle in the fridge to find it had twisted into an interesting spiral shape.

MadnessInMyMethod, Feb 24 2009

canundrum slightly_20pre-crushed_20cans
[xenzag, Feb 25 2009]


       You mean the limit is beyond the sky.
zeno, Feb 25 2009

       Beyond, limitless literacy is the skyway
loonquawl, Feb 25 2009

       Venus de Milkshake
hippo, Feb 25 2009

       //You mean the limit is beyond the sky// I suppose it depends on what direction you are coming from   

       <Note to elf> When you think - shall I put that stupid phrase in or leave it out - next time leave it out </nte>
MadnessInMyMethod, Feb 25 2009

       disregarding that phrase...still a nice idea - here's a shrink wrapped croissant. +
xandram, Feb 25 2009

       I like the phrase. The limit, the boundary, is the bottle. Indeed, zeno proposes the exact opposite of your literal truth.
daseva, Feb 25 2009

       //Venus de Milkshake// [marked-for-tagline]
FlyingToaster, Feb 25 2009

       Can I have mine in brown plastic, so that it can shrivel up into a little cat turd that no one will touch? Excellent idea...what idiot boned this? (see a little bit of the opposite of it in link)
xenzag, Feb 25 2009

       An image of Jesus, with a single enigmatic phrase beneath it, "vis per famulus"
RayfordSteele, Feb 25 2009

       Other halfway potential taglines:   

       // The sky is literally way beyond the limit. //   

       // a half-flempty bottle in the fridge // (whatever that means)
notexactly, Apr 22 2019

       It’s twice as much as a quarter-flempty bottle obviously, [notexactly]
AusCan531, Apr 23 2019


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