September 30th, 2003, 07:14 PM
It Sucks, but That's a Good Thing
I thought this was really cool that this stuff called Super Slurper can dry books faster than air and vacuum freeze drying
To read more http://www.wired.com/news/technology...,60614,00.html
September 30th, 2003, 07:29 PM
The mind boggles. 2,000 times its weight in water? Wow!
We've been using this stuff in disposable diapers? Which go into landfills? No wonder water tables are dropping like crazy.
Hmmm ... Dikes near the Mississippi or Missouri Rivers made of the stuff, during spring flooding season. No more floods!
October 1st, 2003, 03:44 AM
That's very interesting. That would be a wonderful development IMHO.
Now it is being re-designed to aid librarians and archivists in their battle against flood damage -- the bane of their information-storing endeavors.
- The mind is too beautiful to waste...