• These magical (robotic) socks teach you to dance (robotically)

    These magical (robotic) socks teach you to dance (robotically)

    As humans find themselves forced to mate with our robotic overlords I suspect there will be some dancing. And what better way to teach us how to dance than with motors tucked into our socks? Designer Pascal Ziegler built these wild wearables to teach “dancing pairs choreography.” They’re basically vibrating socks. There is an Instructable here so you can make a pair of your… Read More

  • 9 Etsy-Made Gifts That Keep Holiday Giving Weird

    I’ve always found that the weirder gifts, no matter how much they cost, are the ones that people appreciate the most. Sure, you could send someone a boring gift card or a basic-ass iPhone case, but why? Spend some extra time on the always awesome Etsy and give back to the community while gifting some of the funniest and weirdest stuff you’ll find. And a lot of it is customizable. Read More

  • Sensoria Is A New Smart Sock That Coaches Runners In Real Time

    Sensoria Is A New Smart Sock That Coaches Runners In Real Time

    Hardware maker, Heapsylon, debuted two new fitness products at CES 2014 : a smart fitness sock that coaches users on their running technique in real time and a heart rate monitor built into a T-shirt (and bra). I got a hands-on demo with Sensoria Sock’s smartphone application that alerts users to improper foot technique and came away, shall we say, breathless. Read More

  • An infinite supply of black socks

    Thank the maker that we live in an age when we can order anything online and have it delivered right to our door. Even better, subscription services free us from the tedium of having to remember to actually go buy stuff. Today, friends, I’m pleased to let you know that the magic of Internet shopping and the convenience of subscription services have merged together for the benefit of… Read More

  • Copalife promises stink free socks that can be worn for weeks

    UK-based Copalife announced the Stink Free socks today, which they claim fights fungi and bacteria build up so you can wear your socks for weeks at a time with nary a whiff of stank. The ‘science’ behind it is nothing new and is made from a combination of ionic copper and silver. A three-pack costs £9.99/$14 and I’m interested to see if they really work especially when… Read More

  • New camera made from socks, takes great pictures

    Remember the sock monkey? I mean, everyone had one of these right? Normally made by your grandma, if was a monkey made from grey and white socks, and stuffed with cotton batting. Usually had buttons for eyes, and the red material was positioned to form the mouth and butt of the monkey. Well, sock art has evolved over the years, and now people are being even more creative. Read More

  • Sockphones: Destroy Your Childhood Friend For Personal Gain

    Those of you comfortable with the continuing genocide of thousands of innocent sock-puppets, keep reading. Some crafty DIYer created a set of headphones out of a telephone handset and a pair of socks. Though comfortable, these things apparently suck when it comes to sound quality. Gee, who would have thought? A pair of speakers from a telephone with some socks I’m sure beats out Grado… Read More