Wode, by Boudicca, is a color-changing perfume that is a vibrant cobalt blue when it touches the skin (or fabric) and, within seconds, fades completely. The fragrance itself is a powerful concoction of juniper berry, cardamon, nutmeg absolute, clary sage, coriander seed and angelica root.
Under production for nearly 7 years, Wode is magical fusion of fashion, science and… Continue
Added by Syuzi on October 28, 2008 at 7:58pm —
I've been experimenting with embedding LEDs into various materials. The latest, and my favorite so far, is an LED embedded inside a Swarovski Crystal. There are a number amazing decorative lighting projects you can create with this simple yet astonishingly beautiful enhancement of an ordinary 3mm LED bulb.
Glass crystals work better than plastic to refract the light emitted from the LED. Also a wide spectrum LED should be used.… Continue
Studio 5050 has created a nice set of DIY electronic modules to rapidly build and prototype wearables. Although they don't offer them up for retail yet, from their site, it looks like we may soon have a new set of electronic building blocks to tinker with. I haven't gotten my hands on them yet, so I can't provide a helpful review.
So far they have the following module prototypes… Continue
Added by Syuzi on October 15, 2008 at 2:00pm —
To call the eco-friendly garments made by Indarra DTX "smart" is quite a bit of a stretch, but this Buenos Aires firm does make some stylish techno-garb to power your personal devices and control your iPod.
What intrigues me here is the dubious relationship between coupling "high tech" + "sustainable." Can wearable garments really be "eco-friendly"? How near is "green"… Continue
Added by Syuzi on October 2, 2008 at 8:30pm —
The secret lives of invisible magnetic fields are revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries . All action takes place around NASA's Space Sciences Laboratories, UC Berkeley, to recordings of space scientists describing their discoveries . Actual VLF audio recordings control the evolution of the fields as they delve into our inaudible surroundings, revealing recurrent ‘whistlers' produced by fleeting electrons . Are we observing a series of…Continue