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5 Strangest Materials 196

Posted by ScuttleMonkey
from the you-too-can-be-a-jesus-lizard dept.
MattSparkes writes to tell us that NewScientist recently posted a quick look at five interesting materials with some very strange properties. There are liquids you can walk on, liquids that will escape containers by creeping up the sides, and magnetic liquids that can easily show you the shape of magnetic fields. The story also offers video links to display some of more amazing properties described.

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