An "Interactive Life Sized Bowl of Soup?"

 "Interactive Life Sized Bowl of Soup" patent illustration from afford.com.

"Interactive Life Sized Bowl of Soup" patent illustration from afford.com.

To celebrate Friday, the attached article includes a list of some of the weirdest, but most awesome patents from history, with their respective illustrations. Some of these patents include a "Wind Harnessing Bike," a "Burial Structure for Human Remains and Significant Memorabilia," and an "Interactive Life Sized Bowl of Soup," which is above.

The "Interactive Life Sized Bowl of Soup" was created by the inventor to be used at amusement parks. It includes a "fog layer," as well as "an imaging device producing an image." This image essentially makes the bowl of soup seem to be a boiling pot of hot water. How this will actually be used at an amusement park seems to remain unclear. Read on for more fun history patents!