Bread Overhead! by Fritz Leiber:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Humorous story explores what happens when corporations manufacture bread using hydrogen and helium as rising agents; a failure to use heavy metal bags resulted in millions of loaves taking flight.


(Walking Mill from Bread Overhead!)

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Pressurized Penthouse
A stratospheric perch - if buildings are tall enough, you'll need this.

Venus Cities Float In Atmosphere
Cloud cities on Venus.

Walking Mill
The ultimate combine - giant metal centipede walks through fields, harvesting wheat, threshing, grinding and finally baking bread right in the field.

 

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