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Inside the Couture Ateliers of Paris and Rome

StitchcraftInside the elite sewing circles of Paris, where the tricks of the couture trade are being passed from one generation to the …

Historical Society of Pennsylvania Digital Library — “Imagine the weight of a puff of cotton,...

“Imagine the weight of a puff of cotton, insubstantial, almost light enough to send flying with a single breath. How many are in a 450-pound bale of …

How Next-Generation Fabrics Will Keep You Cool in Summer Heat - MIT Technology Review

Air-conditioning uses a staggering 5 percent of all the electricity produced in the U.S. That’s a vast amount of resources that, literally, go up in …

11 Must-Have Products to Maximize Your Summer Glow

It’s the middle of summer, and we’ve been spending as much of our free time as possible lounging by the pool, beach and basically anywhere we can enjoy the warmer weather. Even if you’re lathering on that extra SPF, your skin is no doubt going to get a little color, thanks to all that extra …

Programmable Textiles

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Microsoft is reportedly investing in Uber.</b>It's raising a $1 billion round of funding that will value the company at $50 billion.<p><b>2. A group of German vehicle manufacturers has reportedly agreed to purchase Nokia HERE.</b> Uber had been in the running to buy the mapping service.<p><b>3. Photo-sharing app</b> …

7 #OOTDs for the Week: 7 Reasons to Love Geometric Prints

There’s no better way to put a little pep in your step than rockin’ a bright, bold print. While stripes, palm prints and eye-catching florals are no doubt a summer fave, lately geometric shapes have been getting their fair share of attention too. From maxi skirts to button-downs and everything in …

Trek Madone 9 – 2016 Edition

The 2016 Trek Madone 9 – the design of a perfect race bike!<p>Jonathan Russell is an industrial designer and craftsman working in the road and mountain …

This Amazing Hoodie Is like a Swiss Army Knife You Can Wear

As air travel gets increasingly cramped and passengers grow crankier by the minute, it can really put a damper on your travel plans. A simple Kickstarter project is about to change your travel game for the better. Its concept is so popular, it has become the single most-funded clothing project in …

Princess of Thailand Personal Style at Fashion Week

Admit it: you can never get enough royal style-watching.<p>Us too.<p>So it's with total excitement that we present yet another fashionable princess to add to your Pinterest board: Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, royal granddaughter of Thailand.<p>The 28-year-old daughter of Crown Prince Maha …

Pluto: ten things we now know about the dwarf planet

Photograph: Nasa/Reuters<p>We now know much more about Pluto than before the New Horizons flyby. The image shows Pluto in enhanced colour.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/28/1438087352660/888f6d4f-e758-47b7-9d39-d1bcca89734e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Nasa/Reuters<p>We …

Pluto Has An Atmosphere, Moons, And Maybe Geological Activity. Can We Call It A Planet Now?

Short answer: It depends who you ask<p>Mike Brown doesn’t hate Pluto. The Caltech astronomer is a self-professed Pluto killer—by discovering Eris, an icy world similar in size to Pluto, Brown's work led to both worlds getting classified as 'dwarf planets' in 2006. Nevertheless, he’s avidly following …

3D-printed clothing collection took student 2,000 hours to produce

Nine months of research and 2,000 hours to print: That's how long it took student Danit Peleg to complete her final design project.<p>Peleg, a …

Earth’s Northern Lights Pale In Comparison To This Powerful Alien Aurora

The first one we've seen outside our solar system<p>The dancing lights of the aurora are entrancing, but they’re hardly unique to Earth. All the other planets in our solar system have auroras too, and now, for the first time, scientists have caught a glimpse of an aurora outside our Sun’s …

Orange Workout Gear That'll Legitimately Up Your Gym Game

Orange you glad you knew this?<p>Color psychology is nothing new, but many people only think about it in terms of home decor while certain hues can actually help to motivate you at the gym. So, do you know the color you should be wearing while you're pumping iron? The answer is orange.<p>According to …