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Maximum Squishy: Japanese Gel Saves Suicidal Eggs

By Evan Ackerman

Not much to say about this stuff; the video pretty much speaks for itself… A skinny little mat made out of Beta Gel is able to safely catch a raw egg dropped from 22 meters. Made of silicone, Beta Gel (and it’s predecessor Alpha Gel) is non-toxic, weatherproof, and won’t lose its strength over time. Boy does it look comfy. You can find some “Geltec” products on eBay, but I can’t quite tell if they’re the same stuff as this. The Geltec website also shows a variety of consumer products including mattresses and pillows, but they don’t seem to be for sale directly. In some ways, that’s a good thing, since I have enough trouble getting out of bed in the morning as is.

[ Beta Gel ] VIA [ Japan Probe ]


2 responses to “Maximum Squishy: Japanese Gel Saves Suicidal Eggs”

  1. Soda says:

    Its really Fantastic!

  2. Mike says:

    Oh man, that reminds me of that 7th grade project where we had to design protection for an egg. I would have loved to have some of that stuff.