Carbon nanotubes do it all, don't they? To date they've strengthened other materials, solved crimes in the Mystery Mobile and can claim they've taken part in creating the world's lightest material. Well, at least two of those are true anyway.
The World Cup's just around the corner, and that means the shoe companies are now battling over who's stuff is more innovative. In a feat of high-tech engineering, Adidas has made the lightest soccer shoe ever.
Freecom's just taken the portable hard drive crown with what they're claiming to be the smallest and lightest 2.5-inch USB drive on the market now. Their Mobile Drive XXS comes in 160GB, 250GB and 320GB sizes, and is bus-powered for one less thing you have to carry around. It seems like the race to having the smallest …