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Stylish Medical Bracelets: Be Safe. Stay Healthy. Feel Beautiful.

For those with severe allergies, health conditions and presrcribed medications, medical bracelets are a necessary accessory. Traditional, silver bracelets aren't exactly stylish, though. It can also get old, wearing the same bracelet over and over again. Companies have caught on, and thankfully you can now buy medical bracelets that could save your life in an emergency, as well as keeping you stylish.

THINX Are The Best Panties For That Time Of The Month. Period.

If you're a woman, you've probably experienced the dreaded period leak. We live in fear of the tampon that doesn't work or the pad that shifts. One little time-of-the-month malfunction, and you've ruined your underwear, pants, and possibly your grandmother's sofa. A few women invented THINX panties to solve women's plight, so we can look cute, feel comfy and keep calm knowing our favorite pair of jeans will make it another month. 

Innovative Robotic Fabric Transforms Garments Into Automatons

Robotic fabrics mark an entirely new dimension in wearable technology. Developed by a professor of engineering at Purdue University, this may be the beginning  of a new era when clothing has a life of its own. Read on for more on this amazing innovation.

Germinator Jacket: Garment Probably Won't Prevent Ebola, But It Defends Commuters From The Common Cold

In North America, we're on high alert, more concerned than ever about protecting ourselves from illness with a number of Ebola cases on record within our borders. While there are no reports to indicate that Ebola has been spread by individuals traveling on planes, cruise ships, or other crowded transit options, individuals in these public spaces have been taking precautions. Even celebrities admit to donning not-so-stylish medical masks to reduce their risk of contracting any illness at 30,000 feet. A new garment wasn't designed specifically with Ebola in mind, but its release has come at a convenient time.

Rilakkuma Donut Cushion Keeps Your Coccyx Cozy

Show your tailbone a little TLC with this comfy donut cushion from Tokyo Otaku Mode designed to look like Rilakkuma, Japan's favorite cute character bear, who must have done something terribly bad in his previous life.

Innovative Wearable Tech: Tinkerbelle Inspires Light-Up Dress

Is wearable tech beautiful or clunky? Boxy designs seem to dominate the field, or at least they have until now. Read on to learn more about designer, Richard Nicholl's Tinkerbelle-inspired dress made of fiber-optic fabric triggered with LEDs hidden within its folds.

Hussein Chalayan: Innovative, Fantastic, Beyond Avant-Garde Designs

Read all about Hussein Chalayan, the British/Turkish/Cypriot designer who has won acclaim for his fantastical fusion of art, science and fashion and whose creations incorporate elements of modern interiors, urban architecture and geometric structures.

Innovative Wearable Tech: These Mobile Devices Are Made For Walking

Out of the mouths of babes may be a common saying, but out of the minds of children is a horse of another color. Read all about a brilliant Indian 12th grade student named Rajesh  Adhikari,  who has invented a pair of shoes that charge mobile devices as the wearer walks. Meet also two high school students who have followed with their own invention in the wave of Rajesh's creativity.

Contain Yourself In A Sexy Ebola Costume This Halloween

You know how everyone complains about/compliments women for making even the most mundane Halloween costume ideas sexy? Well, contain yourself, because this one takes things to a whole new level.

India’s Anti-Rape Jeans: Innovative Aid Against Sexual Violence

In a country beseiged with terrible statistics concerning the incidence of rape, which occurrs ever 22 minutes, two young Indian women have harnessed the worlds of both fashion and technology by creating a pair of special jeans installed with a button that sends signals to both family and police. Read on to learn more about these unique jeans and the women who created them.