Superhydrophobic surfaces are basically highly hydrophobic, i.e., extremely difficult to wet. The contact angles of a water droplet exceeds 150° and the roll-off angle/contact angle hysteresis is less than 10°. This is also referred to as the Lotus effect, after the superhydrophobic leaves of the lotus plant. Continue reading to view five mind-blowing examples.

5. Superhydrophobic Sand

4. Superhydrophobic Carbon Nanotube Array

3. Superhydrophobic Finger

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