Thursday, 19 June 2008

Things to Come — airborne Jellyfish

An object of absolutely no theological significance, but a certain mesmerizing charm — The AirJelly comes with a major plateful of technical detail in German. From what I can make out, It claims to be unique, driven by small lithium ion cells (like a mobile) and harnessing the “Fin Ray” effect, with helium lift.

It’s great to find something that combines that high a technical specification with absolute lack of obvious practical utility. Could this beautiful object have any potential Liturgical use or significance?


Sarah Brush said...

Not sure about liturgical uses but I'm sure I could think of something for ascensiontide!

It puts me rather more in mind of The Prisoner in some kind of version 2.0!

Steve said...

I want one for Christmas!

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