“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.”
I’ve reblogged this before and I will reblog it again.
Colored water is dripped and rolled in superhydrophobic aerogel powder (source). Once coated, droplets do not stick to surfaces or easily meld together (source). But with enough force they can be united or divided (source).
YOU MADE WATER HYDROPHOBIC
IT IS SCARED OF ITSELF
I believe this comic from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal will give a good idea of the two sorts of responses you’ll get to “but why?”