Welcome to the strage world of nanotechnology. This 'nano toilet' won the Most Bizarre prize at The 49th International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication Bizarre/Beautiful Micrograph Contest.
This got to be one of our most favorite stories ever: An odd-looking Canadian coin with a bright red flower was the culprit behind a U.S. Defense Department false espionage warning earlier this year about mysterious coin-like objects with radio frequency transmitters.
Wake up and smell the pencil lead, says Japanese stationery and writing instrument manufacturer Pentel, who has combined the power of nanotechnology with the knowledge of expert aromatherapists to develop a new type of fragrant pencil lead.
To be used in ways never imagined before, thanks to a discovery by two Scottish scientists who have found a way to convert carrots into an advanced material to make products from fishing rods to warships
An ongoing research project into the detection of illicit drug use has shown that of a sample of bank notes in current circulation in the greater Dublin area - €5, €10, €20 and €50 denominations - 100% of them showed contamination with cocaine.
A molecular barcode is a groundbreaking approach to counterfeit security protection through nanotechnology that is invisibly embedded within the molecular structure of a manufactured product - like casino chips.
"Nano Coffee Energy tablets are designed for today's on the go person looking for a healthy and powerful instant alternative to coffee, energy and sports drinks, giving you all the same benefits without the "crash", without the calories, and without the burn in your pocket."
"This one was too good to pass over: in a widely circulated press release titled "Breakthrough Nanotechnology Delivers Safe, Nutrition-Packed Cellular Hydration", a company pitches its nutritional supplements that "provide natural relief for pain, strengthening of immune systems and more." And, of course, the secret that makes these wonderful things possible is NANOTECHNOLOGY!"
"Nanovor is a collectible battling monster game that features nanoscopic monsters and lots of green goo. Nanovor can be trained and evolved into more advanced monsters, expanding their power and speed to create more powerful attacks."