technology-in-fashion

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Where's the Wearable Tech That's Fashionable Enough to Wear?

Most wearable tech just looks like flashing Christmas lights attached to bodysuits.
Isabel Slone
6.5.15
Fashion

How to Dress for Getting Electrocuted

Anouk Wipprecht makes clothes that can paint themselves, whip up cocktails, and defend your personal space.
Becky Ferreira
8.15.14
Motherboard Blog

Victoria's Cosplay Secret

Particularly geeky fans of the annual smorgasbord of impossibly-proportioned Eastern bloc women in skimpy underwear were surprised a couple of weeks back when Jourdan Dunn, a Victoria's Secret model, was photographed strutting down the runway in what...
Eleanor Fye
11.22.12
Motherboard Blog

NASA's New Exoskeleton Helps Paraplegics Walk

When NASA isn't landing explorer robots on Mars or executing elaborate retirements for old space shuttles through the streets of L.A., the space agency is hard at work on technology that could lift paraplegics out of their wheelchairs and get them...
Gregory Thomas
10.25.12
Motherboard Blog

Is This Lab-Grown Leather Vegan?

As you probably learned in college when you started wearing Doc Martin boots and smoking Marlboro Reds, leather jackets are expensive. That's because leather is expensive, and as cows continue to belch greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and require...
Adam Estes
9.19.12
Motherboard Blog

In An Attempt to Cash In On Instagram, Getty Is Turning Photojournalism Lo-Fi

Beyond his awesome body of work, one of my favorite things about acclaimed Brooklyn street photographer "Jamel Shabazz":http://www.jamelshabazz.com are old photos of him cruising around with a plethora of camera gear. He wasn't quite Dennis Hopper in...
Derek Mead
9.12.12
Motherboard Blog

The World of Prosthetic Art Is Marvelous

Prostheses are a lot of things — practical, functional, useful — but pretty they are not. Your standard prosthetic leg is typically nothing more than flesh-colored hunk of plastic designed, if anything, to be ignored or overlooked. But a handful of...
Adam Estes
8.29.12
Motherboard Blog

Future Sex: Dani Read Designed a Femme Fatale Lingerie Line Inspired by Blade Runner

Dani Read designs elegant lingerie, loungewear, and toys for the future. After working for some of the most exciting lingerie brands in the business, she launched her own line, FYI, in 2010.
Kelly Bourdet
8.15.12
Motherboard Blog

Does the Suit Make the Swimmer? A History of Olympic Swimwear

Casual Olympics watchers will have noticed: The male swimmers are topless again! You can see the ladies’ knees once more! And…they look rather more like Grey aliens than last time. The changes were three years in the making. After a season of off...
JONATHAN LIU
8.2.12
Fashion

The Right Swag: Orbital Outfitters Wants to Make Private Spaceflight Look Sexy

About a month ago, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule landed safely in the Pacific Ocean after completing the first ever commercial expedition to the International Space Station.
BEN MAJOY
7.13.12
Motherboard Blog

Incredible Edible Underwear and Other "Things" You Can Eat

Do you ever feel bad after eating three or four family size bags of BBQ rib-flavored potato chips? Yeah, I know how you feel. All that bag trash you're left with is enough to make you feel like a real enviro-jerk. But what if you could just eat the...
Trevor Macomber
6.29.12
Motherboard Blog

In Praise of the Banana Bunker

I know Christmas is very much old news, but as my A-Team lunchbox, Dawson’s Creek t-shirt, and Different Strokes underpants (HA!) will attest, I’m not a man who moves on easily. As such, I have recently been inspired (more on that in a minute) to...
Trevor Macomber
6.14.12
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