In keeping with this week’s theme of love, whether it is love of the New England Patriots, movies or Shaquille O’Neal, I’m looking at what those stories and plenty of others hint at: fairy tale love.
Live Science reported on theoretical studies about fairy tales, the purpose of these being to find out if their plot devices are physically possible.
- A prince could scale Rapunzel’s tower, so long as she tied her trusses to a support beam first.
- Ariel (a.k.a. the Little Mermaid) could have her voice blocked with a transplant that bends sound waves, rendering them inaudible.
- A carpet can fly if air vibrates at the right frequency.