Washable, Stretchable Fabric Circuit Boards Could Be the Future of Wearable Tech

October 4, 2014 by  
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We love wearable technology , but not all of it is as durable as we like our clothing to be. Which is why researchers at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing at Hong Hong Polytechnic decided to create fabric circuit boards. So far under testing, the electronic fabric can handle washing, stretching and even bullet impacts without breaking down, which could mean a whole new future for wearable tech. Read More >  Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: circuit fabric , electronic fabric , fabric circuit boards , fabric electronics , fabric tech , Institute of Textiles and Clothing at Hong Kong , stretchable electronic fabric , washable electronic fabric , Wearable Tech , wearable technology

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Feast Your Eyes On Mike Doyle’s Intricate Victorian LEGO Houses

October 4, 2014 by  
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I know, I know, Halloween is over, but these awesome LEGO houses by Mike Doyle are too good to pass up! If you squint your eyes, you might think you’re looking at old architectural photos, but in reality, there is no wood, nails or glue involved. The spooky factor of the ominous abodes is overshadowed by our appreciation for the painstaking details that went into their immaculate construction, using only LEGO! Doyle’s ‘ Victorian on Mud Heap ,’ the third installment in his abandoned house series, measures a towering 5.5′ x 6′ x 3′, is comprised of 130,000 LEGO, and took over 600 hours to build. Click the link to see more of Doyle’s creepy collection. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , Art , Design , halloween , lego , LEGO houses , Mike Doyle , toys , victorian houses

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