drewsup writes: Science Daily has a story,(http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110110121709.htm), on a new class of metallic glass that is stronger than steel. The real news is that even stronger versions will follow soon. Que the Scotty jokes..
"An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a
cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." - H.L. Mencken