Cables stories

 
There are two necessary evils that we despise about gadgets: the need for batteries, and the need for cables. LG Chem has now come up with a way to combine both cables and batteries into one thing (a "batterble," if you will) that's a full 50% less evil. It's not quite good, but it's way better than what we've got now.
 
Cables are the bane of the existence of everyone with more than just one or two gadgets, and it seems like we're going to be stuck with them as long as wireless charging remains at the novelty stage. Luckily, we're surrounded by cables almost all the time (in the form of clothing), and electrifying those could be an easy way to pipe electricity to literal pocket chargers.
 
Japanese fashion designer Kosuke Tsumura has experience knitting with wool and traditional fabrics, sure. But for the "MODE less CODE" exhibition at the Nanzuka gallery in Shirokane, Tokyo, he chose to use a stranger material: cables. Yep, he knitted huge...