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A dry yet astonishing demo: Mark Shaw at TED2013 (with animated gif)A dry yet astonishing demo: Mark Shaw at TED2013 (with animated gif)

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

Imagine driving through a downpour and coming out with a dry car. Mark Shaw produces Ultra Ever-Dry, a liquid-repellent coating that may sound mundane but makes for one astonishing demo. The superhydrophobic coating acts as a shield against pretty much any liquids. When the coating is applied to a surface, it coats it with nanoparticles, […]

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Indelicate Conversation: Speakers in Session 9 at TED2013Indelicate Conversation: Speakers in Session 9 at TED2013

Posted By Becky Chung

This session, delicately titled “Indelicate conversation,” took a look at some topics not meant for the dinner table with talks by speakers not afraid to ask: What’s really on your mind? The speakers who appeared in this session. Click on their name to read a recap of their talk: Rose George “talks shit” to raise awareness […]