We all have to face it one day: Super glue isn’t for everything. Neither is duct tape. And neither is that Mighty Putty stuff. Anytime one of these go-to adhesives surprisingly fails to stick something to another thing – it’s not necessarily because the super glue “went bad” as I used to think. It’s because the glue was wrong for the job to begin with.
It turns out that there’s a whole science to adhesives. Who knew?