The upcoming London Olympics will feature a number of events in which the winning result will be determined by speed and accuracy. Now a design student has used 3D technology to offer a solution that might help athletes shave off a few crucial milliseconds at the finish line.
This backpack is better than your average backpack. Why? Well, in case you missed that classic yellow and black Dark Knight logo, like any good Batman accessory it carries a secret. It's endowed with an awesome built-in bat cowl hoodie that unfurls to make you just a little bit more mysterious (and warm) when it's chilly.
It's great to be on the cutting edge of fashion, right? Would you change your mind if the cutting edge meant you'd be wearing a dress or a shirt made from the same bacteria that helps ferment your favorite beer or wine? Quite possibly you'll be both repulsed and fascinated by this all-organic, fermented fabric.
One of the mega music fests that come around every summer has upped its game. The Bonnaroo Music Festival, held over three days Manchester, Tenn. is now moving away from the plastic wristband to a soft fabric band also embedded with RFID tags to track paying customers.
It doesn't take a lot to give a watch plenty of nerd appeal. The Wall Switch Watch is a fine example of this train of thought. It's a watch you click like a switch, and that alone makes it geeky enough to be interesting.
This shiny little black dress is a knockout on its own. But, for those of us who love wearable technology we get a little bit of a surprise when embedded LED backlights come on in the dress. As ambient light dims and the dress lights up we find it is woven out of old film slides so there are hundreds of little snapshots to enjoy.
We've already seen what various websites such as Facebook and YouTube would look like as dresses, and now Venezuelan designer Lumen Bigott is turning them into shoes....
Women have been stuffing their bras for as long as bras have been around. This Kickstarter project is counting on women everywhere wanting to continue this trend, only with their smartphones, credit cards and IDs so they don't have to carry purses while out on the town.
Stop for a second and think about some of your most visited websites. Facebook, Google, Twitter and YouTube are probably on that list. Now imagine what those websites would look like as dresses. They'd look a lot like these designs by Victor Faretina.
Following in the wordy tradition of its Qlocktwo predecessors, the Qlocktwo W puts German design firm Biegert & Funk's distinctive time-telling interface onto your wrist. As you've no doubt already noticed, there's no watch-hands here, just a matrix of 110 letters that spell the time out for you.