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It's a bag for oranges, sad oranges that weep for Spring, denying their fruitness, only to sour and wilt. Or maybe a container for socks. It could be a metaphor for soft tender moist eager buttons...
August 4, 2011 4:35 AM   Subscribe

The Deutsches Technikmuseum has many interesting exhibits, some of which are puzzling...

For puzzling examples, what are
  1. this
  2. that
  3. or this other thing.
(Answers and hints below.)
 
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ʇɥbıן ʇnq ʎʌɐǝɥ ˙2
ǝɯ ʍoןq ʇ,uop ˙1
posted by twoleftfeet (6 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

 
#1 made me laugh, since it's clear the creators didn't really think the whole thing through, but, hey, give points for coming up with a solution to a trivial need. The site looks really cool -- if I am ever in Berlin....
posted by GenjiandProust at 6:17 AM on August 4, 2011


Thanks, twoleftfeet - I will definitely make time to pop in there next week.
posted by Segundus at 6:21 AM on August 4, 2011


Needs more Black Butte Porter.
posted by humboldt32 at 9:31 AM on August 4, 2011


#3 looked like a Duchamp sculpture to me.

Thanks for this!
posted by scody at 9:49 AM on August 4, 2011


Terrific. I like travelling online, the weather's always great, noone steps on your feet, don't even need clean socks.

Org's are getting better at making websites. I guess they decided the web isn't a fad after all.
posted by Twang at 1:07 PM on August 4, 2011


It is a great museum, especially so if you like trains. It also has a kind of heart-breaking section covering the gliders of Otto Lilienthal. He died in one of his creations.
posted by From Bklyn at 1:19 AM on August 5, 2011


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