Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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serving wibbly wobbly

jello oscillators for kinetic sculptured desserts
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The oscillator, similar to a cellphone vibrator, is constructed on a flexible stalk terminating in a suction cup. This construction allows the oscillators to be positioned anywhere on the jello/jelly.

One, at a low frequency would give the standard jello mesmerizing motion. Using more, with experimentation of jello density and flexibility, would give the ability to put on a show of standing waves and interference patterns. Maybe, this sculpture type could even be a whole new art form.

Taking this thought a little further. If the jello is made of packed cubes then the wave would have a size limit. Too big and the wave wouldn't transfer but rather just tear the packing boundary. It might be possible to have the waves squeeze a cube to poke just above the surface. Gravity will have it slip back. Air allowing.

It might be possible, in a jello torus, with the complexity of wave squeezes and voids to "jump" the centre with a jello blobby. The blob should not be a shark shape.

wjt, Sep 03 2012


       (sp.: "wibbly")
hippo, Sep 03 2012

       Also sp. stalk
pocmloc, Sep 03 2012

       Surreal, pointlessly weird, and in a subtle way really quite disturbing … [+]
8th of 7, Sep 03 2012

       This was actually done on television fairly recently - Heston Blumenthal served jelly with vibrators embedded in it to make it wobble suggestively.
hippo, Sep 03 2012

       Strangely reminiscent of some business in japan, they have just given a press release on the the upgrade to their physics engine for animations or certain kinds of cartoon I will not mention the content therof...
not_morrison_rm, Sep 03 2012

       Oh, one of *those* cartoons … you should be ashamed of yourself.
8th of 7, Sep 03 2012

       ahh just look for hentai   

       well, that's what my friend told me, of course.
not_morrison_rm, Sep 03 2012

       I'm not falling for that again...   

       As to the idea, (+), Cosby approved.   

       // I'm not falling for that again... //   

       Did you fall, or did she trip you and then tie you up ?
8th of 7, Sep 03 2012

There was a weightless sensation and a thud. Everything else is just details.

       Are you on medication?
Lesser Spotted Kiwi, Sep 04 2012

       Aha, Ghost in the Shell, it does at least have a plotline...
not_morrison_rm, Sep 05 2012

       Nice deletion between my anno and [Lessor Spotted Kiwi]'s.
That was pretty slick I must say.

       <changes arrangement of mental push-pins slightly>   

       Well, nobody thought the dosing the city water supply with one homeopathic happy pill comment was interesting, so I gave up on it...   

       Anyway, wouldn't want to keep all the adulation to myself.
not_morrison_rm, Sep 06 2012

       //It might be possible... to "jump" the centre with a jello blobby. The blob should not be a shark shape.//
This web site jumped the shark long ago.
+ For the idea. I would build this.
sqeaketh the wheel, Sep 06 2012

       <The Voice>   

       "If you build it, it will hum …"   

       </The Voice>
8th of 7, Sep 06 2012

       If you build it, it will hum …
Voice, Sep 08 2012

       love this idea
Voice, Sep 08 2012

       This is fine. I wonder if one could rig up bass amps to do the vibrating. Ideally one would use the various tureens etc as speakers so it would not be too loud in your dining room.   

       Also the salt cellars need to be hooked in.
bungston, Dec 05 2016


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