“The material is so strongly water-repellent, the water actually gets bounced off. Then it lands on the surface again, gets bounced off again, and then it will just roll off from the surface,” said Guo, professor of optics in the University’s Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. That whole process takes less than a second.
Sometimes it’s hard to see outside the system, but the people who aren’t treated well by that system are often the ones to point out it flaws. Feminists were the first to question: why do we have Mrs and Miss when a man is just plain old Mr?
This bedroom is enormous. There is no one, I think, who has not noticed this. As someone who has lived in apartments only slightly larger than “a little toy house,” it’s mildly vexing that this bedroom is the size of a banquet hall in Downton Abbey.
Three pages in, Berardi quotes one Hito Steyerl on the subject of the video for David Bowie’s “Heroes”
The engine growl in some of America’s best-selling cars and trucks is actually a finely tuned bit of lip-syncing, boosted through special pipes or digitally faked altogether. And it’s driving car enthusiasts insane.