Feeding Graphene to Silkworms Yields Supersilk
Nature delivers on the materials science.
Make New York Great Again with This Street Art of a Punk George Washington
Visual artists Mint+Serf tap Richie Shazam to herald a new Americanism.
In Art, a Terminally-Ill Artist Finds Infinity
Ghosts and organza silk unveil Kaylin Andres' take on her own mortality, in a new exhibition.
Hear a Synthesizer Generate Sound from a Pyrite Disc
Moscow-based artist Dimitry Morozov made a synthesizer out of fool’s gold. Check out the sounds.
This Musical Instrument Tracks Cryptocurrencies in Real Time
Russian artist ::vtol::'s new experimental instrument makes music out of global financial markets.
Silkworms Will Mass-Produce Spider Silk Because Spiders Won’t
One company is working with the established silk industry in Vietnam to mass-produce the new material.
Scientists Made Spider Silk Without Any Spiders
Lab-made silk could lead to new supermaterials.
Short Film Takes You Beyond the Facades of 'Perfect Homes'
Cinematographer Nils Clauss takes you inside the hyper-detailed architectural sculptures of South Korean artist Do Ho Suh.
Spiders Spin Super Silk After Being Spritzed with Graphene
Researchers speculate that the spiders incorporated the solution into their silk as they spun their webs.
This Snail’s Teeth Could Stop Bullets if They Weren’t So Small
The limpets’ teeth are stronger than a bullet proof vest, according to researchers, making them the strongest known material in the natural world.
Photos by Marley Kate and styling by Allison Miller.
Skinny's Oral History of Scion Socks
Since 2004, Scion has given away a lot of branded merchandise. Scion socks changed the game forever.