#991: Lardoor

Today’s invention is an aid to those of us who need to lose some weight.

It consists of a fridge door handle which is held shut by a spring mechanism. pumping the handle for a certain number of times, against the spring resistance, is required to allow the door to open and the food inside to be accessed.

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This principle might be extended to a number of separate compartments within a fridge or cupboard, each with a sprung-closed lid and an individual counter.

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