Transforming into a different object, mid-flight, in the dark, sounds like the sort of thing you would expect a UFO from the Planet Hong Kong Phooey to do. But it is actually a feat performed by the incredible Phlat Ball XT Glow FX.
This award-winning park plaything is guaranteed to amuse and confuse everyone who claps eyes on it, as it changes from a 9" Frisbee-style disc to a 6" ball when it is chucked through the air - so you throw a disc but catch a ball. Amazing!
Its name might be a mouthful but the Phlat Ball XT Glow FX is no slouch when it comes to mid-air metamorphosis. Blink and you'll miss it. So what causes this bizarre transformation to occur? Well, basically, the Phlat Ball is formed into a disc by squeezing down the middle to set the time delay (a kind of internal suction cup-style affair). When the middle pops apart in mid-air the whole shebang transforms into a ball.
With its waterproof easy-grip exterior the Phlat Ball is great for seaside shenanigans and British summers. And because it can be squeezed into a flat object it's seriously portable. Just think, with a Phlat Ball by your side you won't have to choose between your ball or your Frisbee; this dual-personality plaything is a bit of both. Better still, it glows in the dark so you can play with it way past your bedtime. Or even in the dead of night. Woo-oo-ooh!
* Approximately 20cm(D) ball
* Approximately 23cm(W) x 23cm(D) x 4cm(H) flattened