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Nike GO FlyEase shoes have a hinge in the middle

Nike GO FlyEase shoes have a hinge in the middle

This week Nike revealed a new sort of shoe called NIKE GO FlyEase. These shows are what Nike calls a "hands-free" shoe. They've got a hinge in the middle that allows them to be put on and taken off without the aid of your hands. So - sorta like slip-on sandals - but different!

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MXene coating blocks electromagnetic waves and possibly radiation

MXene coating blocks electromagnetic waves and possibly radiation

Drexel University engineers have developed a new fabric coated with something called MXene. The new MXene coating is a two-dimensional material that is conductive and has proven highly effective in blocking electromagnetic waves and could possibly block harmful radiation. Researchers view the new coating as a significant development in efforts to weave more technological capability into clothing and other accessories.

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Amazon Made for You tool offers shirts custom-made for each user

Amazon Made for You tool offers shirts custom-made for each user

Amazon has launched a new service called 'Made for You' that enables users to purchase custom-made shirts in the style and colors they prefer. The service is offered through the company's mobile app, which is used to create a virtual model of your body to see exactly how the shirt will fit and whether you still like how it looks before buying.

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Razer x BAPE – a match made in cult consumer heaven

Razer x BAPE – a match made in cult consumer heaven

Razer and A Bathing Ape (BAPE) officially announced their first collection of products with prices and release dates to boot. This will be a cross-brand sort of situation, with limited edition BAPE x Razer products aplenty. The first set of items includes t-shirts, a hoodie, a backpack, Opus, Goliathus V2 Speed, and DeathAdder V2. This collaboration is set to be called the A GAMING APE collection.

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Study shows pandemic could end – face masks lower the ERN

Study shows pandemic could end – face masks lower the ERN

A study conducted this year using COVID-19 outbreak and containment data showed that consistent use of facemasks could potentially end the pandemic. The study's focus was fluid flow behavior of respiratory droplets and aerosols through facemasks with a special focus on SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19.

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Porsche and PUMA team for shoes inspired by the 911 Turbo

Porsche and PUMA team for shoes inspired by the 911 Turbo

The Porsche 911 Turbo is one of the automaker's most iconic cars. The car is known as much for its design as it is for its performance. The 911 Turbo has been in production for nearly five decades and has survived through eight generations. Porsche and PUMA have announced that they are tying up to create a limited-edition collection of shoes to celebrate the iconic sports car.

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eBay Sneaker authentication just changed the game (we hope)

eBay Sneaker authentication just changed the game (we hope)

Today eBay announced a "sneaker authentication program" for the first time*. This system works with an "initial authentication by an independent team of industry experts," allowing some of the most valuable pieces of footwear to go through the auction process with an added layer of trust. This may well be a sign of things to come, with eBay gaining a new level of usership thanks to this layer of professionalism never available at eBay before.

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ADIDAS Originals ZX 8000 LEGO sneakers release date this week

ADIDAS Originals ZX 8000 LEGO sneakers release date this week

LEGO teamed up with the folks at Adidas Originals with a new pair of sneakers that'll be released this week. This isn't the first time this sort of team-up has happened, and it won't be the last. This time, in a move that's both shocking and ... unfortunate ... the sneakers won't be for sale to the public. They'll be available through a raffle system, and only produced in limited numbers right out the gate.

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Death Stranding replica jacket costs an arm and a leg (if you can even get one)

Death Stranding replica jacket costs an arm and a leg (if you can even get one)

If nothing else, Death Stranding was one of the more interesting games of 2019. Whether or you loved it or hated it, there's no denying that it got people talking. Here's something else about the game that's sure to get people talking: A coat based on the one protagonist Sam Porter Bridges wore in the game that costs well more than what most people would consider spending on any single article of clothing.

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Levi’s made Super Mario pants and now you can buy them

Levi’s made Super Mario pants and now you can buy them

After a bit of a wait, Levi's has launched its Super Mario collection. The collection was first revealed back in March, with a planned release date of April 1st. When that day rolled around, Levi's announced that it had delayed the collection's release in North and South America due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Original Apple sneakers just sold for nearly $10k

Original Apple sneakers just sold for nearly $10k

This week a pair of original Apple sneakers sold for just under 10-THOUSAND dollars. Given the relative rarity of these shoes, their notable history, and the fact that they've only come up for sale a few times in the last decade, the price isn't too far off what was expected. Compare this price to what's fetched for a pair of Back to the Future Nike Air MAG shoes, and you might be surprised how affordable these Apple sneakers ended up being.

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Genuine Apple Sneakers resurface, reminding us of a very real past

Genuine Apple Sneakers resurface, reminding us of a very real past

Today we're looking at a pair of "Apple Computer Sneakers, late 20th century" that've appeared in a "collectables" auction. As the auction listing suggests, these sneakers were "produced by Apple exclusively for their employees in the early 1990s." Of course the story of these sneakers isn't quite so simple. We dug a bit deeper to find the source... or multiple sources.

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