A video concept for an earthquake-proof bed recently emerged on the internet, but it’s deeply weird and raises many questions.
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Interestingly, the re-uploaded version of the video Gizmodo highlighted references Wang Wenxi, a Chinese inventor who, as reported by China Daily, was granted a patent in 2010 for an earthquake-proof bed that matches what the video illustrates.
A Google search for Wenxi only returns references to his 2010 patent, nothing regarding the development of his concept since. A video from 2012 showing a real-life version of Wenxi’s concept is on YouTube, though its origins are unclear. Read more…