North Face's New ThermoBall Jacket: It's Better than DownCasey Chan11/15/11 8:27pm82EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkDown jackets are the de facto standard of winter clothing. They're light, flexible, warm and so far, no one's been able to make something better. Well, until now. North Face might've just made a jacket that's better than down. It's called ThermoBall.