Tiny bits of fabric that were self-cleaning; gloves made of this material always stayed clean. (Read
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|"A very similar material is now commercially available http://www.nano-tex.com/faqs/faqs.html."|
(Fish 2/28/2005 9:09:38 PM )
|"Actually, there appears to be a fictional precursor to this idea. In The Man in the White Suit, a 1951 movie, the unassuming, nebbish inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous fabric that will never be dirty or worn out. Fortunately, science fiction fans can still rest easy - Alec Guiness, who played Obiwan Kenobi in the first Star Wars movie, is the star of the 1951 film as well."|
(Bill Christensen 1/4/2007 2:40:29 PM )
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