@ Mike Hebel
Bravo, sir! You obviously have wa-a-a-a-a-a-y more time on your hands than me.
11 posts • joined 20 Mar 2009
What's wrong with a simple catch operated by several miles of nylon thread (don't feel compelled to answer that fully)? Few moving parts, lightwieght... you just have to hope nothing flies through it on the way up or the whole project's knackered.
I'm just an ideas man - I'll leave the intricacies to you lot!
According to the referenced article on msnbc,
"It’s even been said that a strand of spider silk the width of a pencil could stop a Boeing 747 in flight."
So not only will be be awash with gigantic, un-killable, flesh-molesting arachnids, we'll be bombarded by falling trans-oceanic jumbo jets knocked from the sky by the anal projections of our new hairy overlords. Perfect! I blame the scientists.
Mine's the one with the hard-hat and directions to the nearest bomb shelter in the pocket.
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