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).
reblogging here because i can see this being relevant to anyone who’s ever tried to get out of an abusive relationship
Reblogging because that last comment made me reread the whole thing in a new light and realize this could be vital information. So, putting it out there for everyone, and hoping no one ever really needs it.
God that New Yorker cover with the couple looking out at the snowy city is one of my favorite images ever. I had forgotten about it until I saw this… I’m gonna see if there’s a palce where I can buy a print of it.