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North Face’s ThermoBall Wants to Revolutionize Jacket Insulation
Down jackets are warm, but useless when wet. Synthetics have long been heavy, stiff, and bulky. North Face's proposed solution? Tiny little balls. Tiny little balls of warmth.
Dear Nike: Here’s How You Make a Self-Tying Shoe From the Future
Nike's special-edition Back to the Future sneakers don't tie themselves--and why not?
Japanese Environment Ministry to Slash Energy With Hawaiian Shirt Initiative Dubbed “Super Cool Biz”
At Japan’s Environment Ministry offices, the employees conform to a new energy-saving dress code known as Super Cool Biz (what,...
New Jacket Fabrics Vent Sweat Without Letting Water or Cold Air Sneak In
Find out which coat best blocks the sweat and abates the cold
Under Armour’s Sensor-Embedded Shirts Measure NFL Prospects, Stride by Stride
Under Armour’s E39 shirt looks mostly like a typical Under Armour compression shirt, which is to say, entirely unflattering on...
NBA Bans Spring-Loaded Sneakers for Giving Unfair Ups
It's the best tagline a gimmicky jump-assisting shoe could want: "Banned by the NBA." And now it's true
Nike Patents Back-to-the-Future-Style Self-Lacing Shoes
Hold on to your hoverboards. Nike has filed a patent on some technology that takes us right back to 2015:...