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Lauren Bowker: Fashion and Chemistry Bond To Create New Wearable Tech

Meet fashion designer, Lauren Bowker, a woman of many talents, who has blended the worlds of fashion and chemistry to create a new-eco-friendly cosmos to benefit fashion, the environment and technology.

Consumers Blown Away By Wind Resistant Cyprus Umbrella

Meet the Cypress umbrella created by two mechanical engineers in Vancouver  and say goodbye to umbrellas that fall apart in the wind.

Wearable Solar Innovation: Parka Offers Shelter, Comfort and Energy

The latest addition to the Pauline van Dongen wearable solar family is a very special parka that thrives amid nature's often harsh elements. Read on to learn more about this innovative Dutch desinger and her amazing creations.

New 'Moon Parka' Made From Artificial Spider Silk

Japanese startup Spiber and the company behind The North Face products, Goldwin, have teamed up to create a prototype jacket they're calling the Moon Parka. It's cold-weather gear whose outer shell is made entirely from synthetic spider silk called QMONOS, courtesy of Spiber.

Atlanta High Museum Honors Haute Couture and 3D-Printed Fashion

Read all about the leading art museum in the southeastern United States and its new and exciting US premiere exhibit featuring the works of Iris Van Herpen and the world of  Haute Couture and 3-D printed fashion.

Cypress: The Last Umbrella You'll Ever Buy

Unless you are Mary Poppins and practically perfect in every way, chances are your current umbrella is not going to stand up to a sudden gust of wind. That is going to leave you exposed to the elements -- or it would have until now. With the Cypress Umbrella and its unique telescoping technology those days are in the past. Not only that, you can change canopies to go with your outfit.

Get Noticed With On The Glo Knitwear That "Light Up"

Want to look merry and bright for the holiday season? Then try On The Glo's scarves and beanies on for size. These knitted goods also come with some feel goods. Read more to learn how you can give and receive!

British-American Duo Invent Portable Power-Charging Belt

Meet the ION Belt Battery, a sleek, safe and stylish accessory with a secret double life as a portable charger that eradicates the need for bulky  battery packs.

English Health Care Company Develops Visionary Sleep Mask for Diabetics

Read all about the innovative diabetic sleep mask created by PolyPhotonix known as Noctura 400 that has had a major impact on the lives of diabetics everywhere.

Jumbo Shrimp Neck Pillow Is Creepy & Comfy

This boiled jumbo shrimp neck pillow from Japan makes the perfect holiday gift for that tough-to-buy-for seafood lover but you'll be tempted to keep it for yourself: it's a unique couch cushion that'll also freak out your cat.