I'm a nerd. I love Jeopardy.
Here is a physics Jeopardy question from a little while ago.
A: 1992 experiment using surface tension on polished silicon got water to defy physics by doing this.
Q: What is TO GO UP?
Here is an article link pertaining to that answer.
'The change in surface properties, Chaudhury said, created an imbalance of surface tension forces, or a gradient of low to high interfacial energy, helping to propel the water upward on a tilted horizontal plane.´'
Lehigh Professor Can Make Water "Creep" Uphill