Those dirty Japanese have discovered an almost friction-free lube. Before you get all worked up about the future possibilities in the realm of hentai tentacle porn, it's actually designed for fans and other machinery. The lubricant is made of an array of fullerene molecules between thin films of
graphite [Blame this on the Intern from Kansas (IfK)- Ed.]. The force of friction created is under .4 nanonewtons. That's like the light touch of a butterfly against your pasty skin.
Near friction free lube discovered [TheInquirer]