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Wall of death apartment

New auto-cleaning system
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Quite simple. Have an apartment built in a silo such that the floors are on the circumference and the whole thing rotates rapidly. All furniture is held in place using screws, clamps or whatever. Cushions and bedspreads are held in place with Velcro.

When you go to work in the morning, turn off the rotor and all surfaces self clean due to gravity taking over from the centrifugal force.

The base of the silo should have a chute to a bin.

Multi story apartments can be made as long as everyone is out at the same time at least once per day and the rubbish chutes do no empty into lower apartments.

Might be useful on moon for the lazy astronaut?

saedi, Apr 25 2010

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[jaksplat, Apr 26 2010]


       Presumably entry and exit from the apartment is by motorcycle only? [+]
pocmloc, Apr 25 2010

       Or moon buggy...
saedi, Apr 25 2010

       Pool table, for those who like a little mild disorientation; table tennis for the full coriolis experience.
mouseposture, Apr 26 2010

       Why run the rotor all the time? Why not build circular rooms, live on the floor as normal and just spin up the room when you're out?   

       The effect is easily simulated by placing two young cats in a smallish room. They are capable of propelling themselves around the walls without any visible contact with horizontal surfaces. All your loose items also finish up in the corners.
Twizz, Apr 26 2010

       //except the top surfaces// so gimball the whole building
pocmloc, Apr 26 2010

       \\top surfaces, where all the crap from above them will fall and get stuck.\\
Rather than turning off the rotor, it should be put on an agitate setting. This would keep some of the falling crud from settling on furniture on the way down.
swimswim, Apr 26 2010

       It would clean the living quarters of anything left out, like bills to pay or your clean pants. All of the sticky stuff would stay stuck.   

       But since there would be many other practical applications for this arrangement (eg: artifical high gravity for increased work of breathing and consequent weight loss) I give it bread.
bungston, Apr 26 2010

       What if the axis of rotation was horizontal? I suppose apparent gravity would vibrate somewhat but one could get used to that. You could also have windows then, and make yourself dizzy looking out of them.
pocmloc, Apr 26 2010

       // All of the sticky stuff would stay stuck. //   

       You really have no notion of how deeply unpleasant that could be, have you, [bungs] ?
8th of 7, Apr 26 2010

       //All surfaces except the top surface//
But, with this scheme, no surface is *always* the top surface.
mouseposture, Apr 26 2010

       //Might be useful on moon for lazy astronaut?//   

wagster, Apr 27 2010


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