cremeglace writes: Scientists have finally solved the most important problem that ever puzzled humankind: why does spit clump into beads when you pull it between your fingers? The answer has to do with polymers, or something. A better explanation--and a lovely picture--can be found at ScienceNOW.
"No, no, I don't mind being called the smartest man in the world. I just wish
it wasn't this one."
-- Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias, WATCHMEN