Welcome to the future of trying on jeans: instead of stepping into a dressing room with a pair you think will fit, you'll instead enter the fitting room of tomorrow, equipped with a ring of eight Kinect sensors. They'll see your body from every angle and, after mapping your contours in mere seconds, knows exactly what pair of pants will fit you best.
The ruminating geeks over at ThinkGeek are offering a subtle, professional way for a fan of Star Trek to strike their colors: officially licensed Star Trek ties. We're not talking ties with gaudy scenes from the various series. These are tasteful, carry only a small Starfleet badge on them and come in three different flavors.
When we see pictures of soldiers headed off to the battlefield there is a level of protection we can see — helmets and bulletproof vests. Both are critical to protecting our troops from mortal head and chest wounds. The Army has been trialing a level we can't see, called protective undergarments (PUGs) and has recently made improvements in these "super shorts."
Kevlar is great for making bulletproof vests, strengthening smartphones and for Mithril jackets. Did you know it's also perfect for making tough as hell socks that'll make you want to ditch sneakers for good? No? Meet the Swiss Protection Sock!
Following up on its Nike Fuel bracelet made to track your activity, Nike has just unveiled a new technology innovation that offers even more data analysis for workout fiends everywhere.
For those who are laundry averse, this news will be met with glee…a denim company has recently released jeans with scratch-n-sniff technology. They look like the kind of jeans any ordinary hipster would wear with one key difference — the coating of micro capsules that hold a scent. Raspberry scent to be precise.
Who seriously needs knife cufflinks? I can think of a few guys, Tony Stark, Bruce Wayne or James Bond might find them handy. These stainless steel shirt decorations aren't just for looks, they're deadly enough to take your eyeballs out.
As riding a bike becomes more posh than driving a car, it's important that we have appropriate reflective gear to pedal around in the dark. Thankfully, Dargelos' "Lightning Vest" has all bikers covered.
We now have the surest sign that touchscreen devices are no longer limited to the realm of techies and have gone truly mainstream. This winter one of the biggest apparel chains in the world has decided to make iPhone-friendly gloves a major staple of their line-up.
What do you get when you combine a raincoat, an umbrella and footie pajamas? You get this ludicrous Umbrella Coat Raincoat concept.