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11 Ways to Fade Your Raw Denim Faster - Guide

11 Ways to Fade Your Raw Denim Faster – Guide<p>Apr 1, 2014 | Op-Ed | by David Shuck <br>Comments<p><i>Disclaimer: This was an April Fool’s post (check the</i> …

Get Creative When Cuffing Your Jeans: Our 4 Favourite Cuffs

When it comes to cuffing your jeans, you don’t have to simply fold the leg back on itself. You have as many options as you can think of. These are …

American Apparel Selvedge Raw Denim - Just Released

American Apparel Selvedge Raw Denim – Just Released<p>Sep 15, 2014 | New Releases | by Heather Grosse <br>Comments<p><b>American Apparel</b> <b></b>just dropped their first …

Pure Blue Japan: The Pureness of Handcrafted Japanese Jeans

Pure Blue Japan (PBJ), or Syoaiya, was established by Japanese denimhead Ken-ichi Iwaya in the historic city of Kurashiki in Japan’s Okayama …

3sixteen's Tour of Kuroki Mills: Denim From Start to Finish

3sixteen’s Tour of Kuroki Mills: Denim From Start to Finish<p>Jun 30, 2014 | Latest News | by Guest <br>Comments<p><i>New York’s 3sixteen has long had the honor</i> …

How To Make Jeans: Sewing the Back of Jeans

Ooops, something went wrong 🙁<p>This is really embarrassing; the page or blog post you’re looking for doesn’t exist anymore.<p>But, before you surf on, …

Shockoe Denim: Contemporary Handmade Luxury Jeans

For Shockoe Denim, “Heritage” Entails Quality and Experience, Not Cowboys and Workers<p>Shockoe is a luxury denim brand; they make distinctly …

Shuttle vs. Projectile Looms - What's the Difference?

Shuttle vs. Projectile Looms – What’s the Difference?<p>Oct 12, 2014 | 101 Primers | by Young Lee <br>Comments<p>Often when you’re reading about selvedge …

Explore How The Flat Head Jeans Are Made

We Go Behind the Scenes to Learn The Secrets Of How The Flat Heads Jeans Are Made<p>Over the last decade, The Flat Head has build a solid presence in …

Pristine 1950's Vintage Levi's 501's Found On eBay

In this exclusive interview with the seller, Rope Dye record how a pair of vintage Levi’s 501 jeans have remained untouched and unworn since the late …

Technology law will soon be reshaped by people who don't use email

There's been much discussion – and derision – of the US supreme court's recent forays into cellphones and the internet, but as more and more of these cases bubble up to the high chamber, including surveillance reform, we won't be laughing for long: the future of technology and privacy law will …

Elk Kloner

Rich Skrenta claims to have written the world's first computer virus--on an Apple. In 1982 Skrenta coded what he called "Elk Cloner," a virus that spread via floppy disks in the days before computers had hard drives, or for that matter, any security measures. The virus infected thousands of …

What is Nvidia G-Sync, and how does it make graphics look prettier?

Few computing programs require more system resources than games. Game developers consistently push graphics hardware to their limits. Because of …

Toyota designs a combustion engine that generates electricity

Despite the recent advent of usable, talented electric vehicles, combustion engines are likely to persist for quite some time, often as a component in plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles.<p>The onus then is on refining combustion power to work harmoniously with increasingly electrified …

How to Set Up a Remote Desktop and Control Your Computer from Anywhere

Desktop computers aren't <i>just</i> antiquated behemoths quietly gathering dust in your parent's house. They also offer an often overlooked processing …

'Heartbleed' Bug Coder: 'It was a simple programming error'

The coder responsible for the "Heartbleed" bug has expressed regret over the damage caused, but points out that the error itself was "quite trivial."<p>The German developer who introduced the bug in 2012, identified by the Sydney Morning Herald as Robin Seggelmann, explained that in coding terms the …

Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, who led transition to democracy, dies at age 87

Former President Kim Young-sam, who formally ended decades of military rule in South Korea and accepted a massive international bailout during the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis, died Sunday. He was 87.<p>The chief of Seoul National University Hospital, Oh Byung-Hee, told a televised briefing that …

Heartbleed bug shuts down Canadian websites

Canada has shut down a series of federal websites that were not protected from the 'Heartbleed' bug Authorities say the closures are a precaution and no security breaches have been detected.<p>The flaw in security has potentially exposed sensitive data in up to two thirds of the world's websites, and …

Hacker successfully uses Heartbleed to retrieve private security keys

This morning, content distribution network Cloudflare gave some hope to those affected by the Heartbleed security flaw with an announcement that the bug might not be as bad as feared. In two weeks of testing, Cloudflare said, its researchers failed to exploit the bug to steal a website's private …

Electric Stimulation To Spine Gets Paralyzed Patients Moving Again

Four men who had been paralyzed for two years or more were able to move their legs, knees, ankles and toes.<p>After you've injured your spinal cord, getting a "motor complete" diagnosis means you're unable to move your legs—or anything on your body, below the injury—under your own volition. Stay …

Fountain Of Youth? Scientists Regenerate Damaged Organ In A Mammal For First Time Ever

As we get older, as do our cells. They divide, split, and become increasingly unreliable, making it harder to accomplish rudimentary tasks, like repairing wear and tear to the body. It’s why regenerative medicine–which promotes healing by dialing back your biological clock–is one of today’s more …

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Reader's Pulse Workout Songs

What gets your adrenaline pumping before a workout? What keeps you going when you’re in the gym? We asked our Instagram followers for their favorite …

Bill Gates: It’s OK If Half Of Silicon Valley Startups Are “Silly”

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates doesn’t worry that Silicon Valley is the home of billion-dollar texting apps and farming games. “Innovation in California is at its absolute peak right now. Sure, half of the companies are silly, and you know two-thirds of them are going to go bankrupt, but the dozen or …

WhatsApp denies Facebook acquisition compromises user privacy

WhatsApp founder Jan Koum has denied the company's acquisition by Facebook has compromised its dedication to private communication<p>Jan Koum, co-founder of WhatsApp, has voiced his desire to "set the record straight" surrounding "a lot of inaccurate and careless information" circulating around his …

Facebook’s DeepFace Project Nears Human Accuracy In Identifying Faces

Facebook has reached a major milestone in computer vision and pattern recognition, with ‘DeepFace,’ an algorithm capable of identifying a face in a crowd with 97.25 percent accuracy, which is pretty much on par with how good the average human is (97.5 percent accurate) at recognizing the faces of …

Asus ROG G750JZ, G750JM, and G750JS Gaming Notebooks Launch

Asus has announced the launch of some new gaming notebooks today that are in the G750 series. The notebooks share many of the same features and …

Crunching The Numbers: AMD Radeon R7 265 Versus Nvidia GTX 750 Ti

In February, AMD filled the gap between their Radeon 270 and Radeon 260x with the announcement of the $149 R7 265, a 2GB graphics card aimed specifically at gamers wanting higher quality performance with modern games at 1080p. A few days later, Nvidia unveiled their GTX 750 Ti, a card requiring no …

Managers must make a difference – otherwise why keep them? | Guy Browning

Thanks to the information revolution, we can all self-manage. If managers aren't doing anything for your company, let them go<p>Have you ever looked across the office at your manager and thought, "what exactly do they do?" You're not alone. Pretty much everybody at work wonders what their manager does …

Did You Know We Kill Sharks So We Can Put Their Livers In Moisturizer?

Millions of sharks are killed each year for the valuable substance in their livers called squalene. Now a startup has developed an efficient way to produce squalene from tobacco plants–and help farmers in a struggling industry at the same time.<p>Every year, up to 6 million sharks are “livered”–they …

India plans mission to the Sun

India's Mangalyaan spacecraft is on its way to Mars, but the county is already planning its next major space exploration mission.<p>The country visited …