Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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four rings to view the mall
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These are four lenses, on finger rings -- one on each index finger, one on each pinky “little finger”. The lenses are hinged to the rings, and flipped to the back of the hand when not in use. The form is similar to opera glasses, except that the only support is one’s own hands.
Amos Kito, Mar 01 2008

Folding Opera Glasses. http://www.college-...a/1177513202546.jpg
Galilean optics. [baconbrain, Mar 03 2008]

Biknucklers Biknucklers
Try these on for size. [Amos Kito, Mar 04 2008]

knucklescope http://i50.tinypic.com/2b1icx.gif
...some guy using it [Amos Kito, Apr 09 2010, last modified Apr 29 2012]


       Bun, as long as I get to pronounce it with a hard "k", like in "kaleidoscope". And bun for the subtitle, too.   

       I was thinking that binoculars require other optical elements besides just the four lenses, but maybe not.
bnip, Mar 02 2008

       Galileo Galilei used two different lenses to prevent the object from being inverted, a convex objective and concave eyepiece. With this simple arrangement, he made a telescope with 30X magnification! I'd expect the knucklescope to be somewhat less powerful.
Amos Kito, Mar 02 2008

       The idea, the subtitle, the illustration, all eminently bunnable[+]   

       How about Biknucklers with a silent k? I imagine that's how Dubya says/spells it anyway.
marklar, Mar 02 2008

       (+) (+)   

       //Biknucklers// very nice :)
bnip, Mar 02 2008

       Since I'm expanding the idea beyond all reason, I've posted that as a separate idea [Link]. And it gives me a good excuse to use "Biknucklers".
Amos Kito, Mar 04 2008


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