Meet Vantablack—it's made by scientists at Surrey NanoSystems in England and it's comprised of carbon nanotubes, but it may as well be one of those Portable Holes from Looney Tunes. It's black. How black? So black that friggin' laser beams don't even bounce back.
Whaaaa? Yes. You can bend it and fold it and wrinkle and crinkle it, but no one will ever know because it's too damn black:
What happens when you hold one Vantablack object in front of another? We'll never know because you can't see it:
But how does it stack up to the blacks you're used to? It's kind of like The Giver—suddenly you realize that everything you've seen your whole life has just been grey: