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May 22, 2019

Innovative Trends in Outdoor Apparel
Why The 1930s Are Having A Fashion Moment The blast of power shoulders and sexy slips at Givenchy pre-fall 2019, plus the recent Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs exhibition at London’s Fashion and Textiles Museum, fin d that suddenly the 1930's is no longer the decade that fashion forgot. Read more… The Complete Buying Guide to Levi’s Jeans: All Men’s Fits Since the advent of the 501, Levi’s has created dozens of fits for its ever-growing clientele. Read more…
This Army Packing Technique Could Save You Money on Baggage Fees Learn the Ranger Roll. It’s possibly the most efficient packing method. And with less space taken up by clothing, you may need fewer bags, which could definitely help avoid checked baggage fees. Learn the Ranger Roll. Read more… Crocheting helps elementary pupils focus Crocheting can have a calming, meditative effect on students, and helps them — particularity students with attention issues — focus during quiet times. Read more…
Swap Your Shoelaces For These Elastic Ones And Never Worry About Tying Bunny Ears Again These smart shoelaces give you an easy way to turn any lace-up pair of sneakers into a no-tie pair of slip ons. Read more… Polartec and Kraig to bring Spider Silk fabrics to market Initially developed for specialized military applications, these materials made from recombinant spider silk will eventually service the global market for high performance textiles and apparel. Read more…
MIT TEAM FINDS SPIDER SILK'S USE IN ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES Researchers discovered spider silk experiences supercontraction, as the fibers respond to changes in moisture. Not only do the threads contract, they also twist at the same time, providing a strong torsional force. Read more… This Comfortable, Wrinkle-resistant Suit Is a Business Traveler’s Secret for Always Looking Polished The direct-to-consumer brand was founded at MIT with the intention of solving “the problems of stiff, high-maintenance dress clothes by engineering high-performing, comfortable apparel” — and it seems the brand’s goal has been achieved. Read more…
DIAPER WHICH SIGNALS TIME FOR CHANGE Scientists from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has developed an innovative diaper design which visually signals it is time for diaper change even in darkness. Read more… A bra specifically designed for women who have a mastectomy now exists A bra made specifically for women who have undergone a mastectomy, crafted using a new technique involving algorithmic patterning to make three-dimensional lace. Read more…

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