Blue Jeans. White One X. Put you in my pants, you know you made my phone stained. It was like, Papa Smurf, for sure. You're so blue to death and sick as ca-cancer. Ahem. Or something like that. A user found out that when he put his white HTC One X in his jean pocket, the indigo dye stained his phone. Gross. »
Scientists in China and Australia have developed a method of cleaning fabric using nanotechnology that avoids dunking clothes in soapy water, before scrubbing and rinsing. The titanium dioxide-based coating bonds to silk and wool and uses sunlight to automagically decompose dirt, stains and microorganisms, meaning… »
From artist Bethan Laura Wood, these teacups are meant to show their age. »In a culture that prizes the new, I'd love to see such principles applied to popular electronics. Instead of the constant fear of scratching your beloved iPod, the only user who could reveal intricate designs would be be long-term user.
If you're holding a party for New Years' and plan on inviting more than four people, you may want to invest in one of those Stain Detector/Black lights. Not only can you see just where all your revelers have spilled their beer, you can see if any of them got a little frisky on your furniture—specifically, your… »