Secret Doors and Passages That'll Pique Your Curiosity
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Imagine those days when you were a little kid and dreaming of secret passages and hidden doors that lead to magical places you had been wanting to explore. If you were one of those imaginative children, there is a high probability that you are now a crafty engineer that builds secret doors, hidden bookcases that lead to hidden pools, garages, and secret doorways.
We bet you've heard some of these projects at least once or twice, but what about an underground cabinet that can store almost anything? The technology we talk about works through a lifting mechanism that reveals the cabinet when needed, and what's more, it hides your bikes, containers, and lawnmower underground, avoiding possible visual pollution in your backyard.
And then there is a fridge that works as a portal to another world. Part of an interactive art experience in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the portal was created with the help of George R. R. Martin. There's no need to mention the bookshelves with that "one book" to let you into another secret room, right? All the other intriguing projects are featured in our video above. Enjoy!
The team had to work out how to enhance both HTC and CHF by adding a series of microscale cavities (dents) to a surface.