Making Materials That Repel All Liquids

Making Materials That Repel All Liquids 

 Water (dyed blue) and hexadecane (dyed red), an oil, bead up on an omniphobic surface, which repels all liquids.

Materials under development at MIT could lead to coatings that repel both water and oil. A group of MIT researchers have created an improved set of design rules for making any surface impervious to any liquid, be it water or gasoline. Such materials could eventually have promise as fingerprint-repelling coatings, fuel filters, self-washing car paints, and stain-resistant clothing.

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The Return of the Alpha Male

The Return of the Alpha Male

Make room! The tough guys are back

The female body has always managed to evoke emotions – from wonder to awe, to envy, desire, and even disgust. It makes you wonder: when was the last you salivated over a male body?

We mean, really salivated over a real man? A man you’d love to romance and love from the depths of your soul. Solid, dependable and drool worthy. None of that plastic virility and porn star physiques or androgynous bodies so characteristic of the nineties and the ramps.

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