Researchers Invent Nanotech Waterproofing for Planes

The Air Force's Office of Scientific Research has funded a study that's found a novel waterproofing technique that could prevent ice formation and corrosion from damaging parts of an aircraft, like optical sensors. The transparent coating has a nanoporous surface that is superhydrophobic, which makes water droplets… » 8/15/08 6:37am 8/15/08 6:37am

Summer Shooting Tip: Cheap Splashproofing for Your Camera

Here's an old trick, updated with a few helpful and timely tips from our kissing cousins at Lifehacker. They point us to a photo tutorial at Instructables, showing you how to splashproof that camera if you're going to the beach, doing some waterskiing photography or shooting waterfalls this summer. You can easily and… » 7/24/06 11:23am 7/24/06 11:23am