How Climbing Shoes are Made

Cool post from WeighMyRack Blog. There are 2 main methods to make climbing shoes: slip-last and board-last construction. Slip-lasted shoes are by far the most common today, with only a handful of manufacturers still producing board-lasted shoes. The rule-of-thumb: Board-last construction creates a relatively stiff, supportive shoe and is reserved for flat, comfort-oriented kicks. Slip-last construction on the other … Read moreHow Climbing Shoes are Made

Interact with the World like a Cat with this Whisker Sensory Extension #WearableWednesday

From metaterra on Instructables: This project, like my previous Ultrasonic Sensory Extension Wearable, was designed/created for multiple purposes, a couple of which being: wearable-assisted (See Figure 1) pet care and empathy research and application (specific to animals with vibrissae, see Figure 2) as well as basic sensory augmentation research (specifically, the tactile-to-tactile variety). Here’s a … Read moreInteract with the World like a Cat with this Whisker Sensory Extension #WearableWednesday

Julia Daviy’s Biodegradable #3DPrinted Clothing #WearableWednesday

From Eluxe Magazine: Daviy’s biggest driver is the desire to improve the environmental and social impacts of fashion design and clothing production, especially given that this is normally such a wasteful process, and the drive for profit makes it even worse: “Half of the textiles used in manufacturing turn into waste right at the very … Read moreJulia Daviy’s Biodegradable #3DPrinted Clothing #WearableWednesday

Bloomlife Pregnancy Tracker Keeps You and Your Baby Safe by Monitoring Contractions

Preterm birth remains the number one killer of children under the age of five. In the U.S. alone, one in 8 babies are born preterm. Stillbirth claims ten times more babies than SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Both outcomes remain a mystery to the medical community with few tools to understand, treat, and prevent them. … Read moreBloomlife Pregnancy Tracker Keeps You and Your Baby Safe by Monitoring Contractions

This Canadian Startup is Developing a Wearable That Could Prevent Drug Users From Overdosing

A Vancouver, British Columbia startup is developing a device that drug users can wear on their wrist or finger to prevent drug overdose. Around 28 people a week died of drug overdose in British Columbia last year, bringing the total to 1,448. The first three months of this year saw that number rise past 30 … Read moreThis Canadian Startup is Developing a Wearable That Could Prevent Drug Users From Overdosing

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