Clever New Clothes To Protect You From Germs On The Subway

The news that measles might be spreading through San Francisco's BART network not only triggered a warning from the transit authority itself, it is also a particularly alarming reminder that public transportation can be, well, disgusting. Winter's runny noses, summer's sweat, spring's sneezing allergies—it doesn't… » 2/14/14 9:40am 2/14/14 9:40am

Signal Jacket for Cyclists Gets Instructable: Your Arms Will be Happy

Back in March we showed Leah Buechley's neat signaling jacket for cyclists, the one that has LED turn-indicators on the back. Not much info was available on it at the time, save for the fact it used an Arduino Lilypad controller. But now Leah's posted a detailed Instructable for the jacket, including handy things like… » 6/26/08 10:15am 6/26/08 10:15am

Daft Punk's Designer Shows DIY Glowing Outfit Tricks

Almost as famous as Daft Punk's electro-tunes are their glowing electro-outfits. And now, thanks to the chap who made clothes for their 2007 Alive tour, and an Instructables DIY page you too could don glowing gear. It looks fairly easy, as long as you're nifty with a needle and thread: the hardest part seems to be… » 6/23/08 11:20am 6/23/08 11:20am

Laser-Cut Scarfs. Verdict: Fashion and Laser Beams FTW!

Taking the words out of your mouth, and wrapping them round your neck: These scarfs are typographic wonders, and they're cut by frickin' laser beams! And that's just cool. Made from microfiber suede, they're available in Uppercase, Lowercase and Numbers styles and in off-white and black. They may be fashionable,… » 6/19/08 11:20am 6/19/08 11:20am

Fingers-On with the MP3 Lederhosen and Hunting Jacket

Consider the Bavarian hunting jacket with built-in MP3 controls. Consider it, and then wonder why you'd want to listen to oompah music while you blast away at anything in feathers, fur &mdash or if you're Dick Cheney, anyone who's standing too close to you. To drown out the screams, I suppose. There is also a pair of… » 9/03/07 4:58am 9/03/07 4:58am