Climbing walls like Spiderman now a reality!


By Ben Cohen


A little break from the horrors of World Politics- scientists are now saying we will be able to climb walls like spiderman (a personal dream of mine) using natural technology seen in geckos and lizards. Apparently, carbon nanotubes may be able to recreate the effect of the tiny hairs geckos use to stick to walls allowing humans to scale walls and hang upside down. We are still a fairly long way off, but the possibility is apparently very real, according to scientists in Italy. To read the full story on the BBC, click here ENDFull text.

Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.