The Futurist: Crack-free cell phones, nano tubes and super insulation
Building tomorrow’s future never looked so promising, especially with these cutting edge materials of the 21st century.
CRACK-FREE CELL PHONES: Tired of pussyfooting around that fragile cell phone screen? The new Gorilla Glass 2 by Corning is tough. It can survive a ball drop using a steel test ball four times heavier than normal tests and even though it's 20 percent thinner than the competition, it is the king in the ring test.
NANO TUBES: Next is a fibrous future material with so many applications you'll feel strung out after hearing them. They're called Carbon Nano Tubes. They are 100 times thinner than a human hair, and able to lift 100,000 times their weight.
SUPER INSULATION: Aerogel's most amazing asset is its properties of hyper-insulation. Demonstrated in the video, you can see how a Hershey Kiss can survive being blasted by a blow torch.
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