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LEO Helps You Optimize Your Workout And Reduce Injury Risk

What do you look for in a fitness tracker? All of the basics--step counting, sleep monitoring, heart rate tracking, etc? What if your fitness tracker could monitor lactic acid build up, tell you when you're not pushing yourself and help to prevent injury? The LEO Fitness Tracker can do all of these things and more.

Innovative Bio-Skin: Will Clothes One Day Self-Ventilate?

Learn more about MIT researcher, Lining Yao, who has created along with her highly skilled team a bio-skin that reacts to sweat and might suggest a future of self-ventiliating clothes.

Dazzling 3-D Printed Accessories: Swarovski Crystal Sparkles and Struts

Read on to learn more about IPNOTIX, an exciting and innovative Italian technology company and its new line of dazzling accessories combining 3-D technology, Swarovski crystals and stylish Italian fashion.

Mixcder Basso Wireless Headphones: Perfect For Athletics And Training

As an adamant gym-goer, I love new technology that makes my workouts more entertaining or beneficial. The Mixcder Basso Wireless Earphones were designed to stay in your ears during physical activity, so they not only give you the benefits of wireless technology, they won't slip out of your ears. I tried out these earphones for a few days, and overall I had a great experience with them.

Geek-Chic: Nerdy, Neat, Nifty and Clunky Fashion Styles

Read  on to learn more. about the geek/chic/nerdy fashion phenomenon that has seeped into American pop culture and the world of fashion.

Wet Runway Shower: Dresses Dissolve in Spring 2016 Fashion Collection

 Fashion designer, Hussein Chalayan, has once again created a unique runway show and collection. His Spring 2016 collection defies convention with its water-soluble dresses that dissolve on the runway.

SFIT Tracks Your Activity And Helps You Manage Skincare

There are probably more activity trackers on the market now than there are activities to track. Any new entry is going to have to stand out in the crowd if it hopes to sell. SFIT attempts to do this by throwing in skincare to its bag of tricks. Not only is it an activity tracker, it can also help you care for your skin.

Inspired By The Fogstand Beetle, Bionic Collects And Stores Water

Living in a developed nation, we sometimes don't realize that water is a scarce necessity for some in less developed countries. The presence of water can also mean survival for thrill seeking adventurers. Inspired by the Fogstand Beetle, Bionic Water Storage Unitis a conceptual design that would harvest and store water.

Rethinking The Fashion Runway: Upside Down Is Chic Side Up

The symbolic interpretation of carrying each other's societal burdens may look good in fashion sketches, but  on the catwalk the visual impact of models carrying models is very weird indeed.  Read on for more about designer, Rick Owens, and this dizzy perspective targeted to defy fashion convention.

Trove Lets You Design And 3D Print Custom Jewelry

3D printing is taking industry by storm. What started as somewhat of a novelty has made its way into many aspects of our personal and professional lives. Even space exploration is looking into using 3D printers to provide food to astronauts. It's versatility allows it places we never would have thought about five years ago. One obvious area of industry that it has interjected itself into is jewelry design and production. There are even companies popping up that allow you to custom make your own jewelry, such as Trove.