Earthquake-proof bed ‘swallows’ you when it senses the ground shaking: Mechanism drops you and your mattress into a sealed box full of supplies

By | September 12, 2016

If you live in an earthquake hotspot you may be able to sleep a little sounder, thanks to concept designs for an earthquake-proof bed.

An animated video showcases a series of designs for a bed that protects its slumbering occupants during a quake – but it may not be the bed of choice for the claustrophobic.

Resembling a cross between a strong box and a Venus flytrap, the mattress drops into a chamber covered with a protective lid when sensors feel the ground shaking.

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A video showcases a series of designs for a bed that protects sleepers during an quake – but it may not be the bed of choice for the claustrophobic. Resembling a cross between a strong box and a Venus flytrap, the mattress drops into a chamber covered with a hard cover when sensors feel the ground shaking (animated)

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