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9 Eco-Friendly Thrift-Store Halloween Costumes for Under $15

9 Eco-Friendly Thrift-Store Halloween Costumes for Under $15

Across the country, the leaves are changing and the air is turning crisp. It can only mean one thing: Time to get your Halloween plans in order. We love dressing up for Halloween just as much as the next

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Motorola’s New Digital Tattoos Can Unlock Your Phone

Motorola’s New Digital Tattoos Can Unlock Your Phone

Are you a multitasking professional taking too much time to unlock your phone? Moto X owners don't need to fumble around now with the new digital tattoos by Motorola. It sounds like science fiction but

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How Figure-Hugging Jeans Nearly Created a Crisis With US Currency

How Figure-Hugging Jeans Nearly Created a Crisis With US Currency

Image via Shutterstock If you own a pair of jeans that fit so snugly that they can be confused for colored cling-wrap, chances are they contain a hefty amount of spandex. For the past twenty-odd years,

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Adidas Unveils 100 Percent Recycled Cardboard Sneakers Designed By Chris Anderson

Adidas Unveils 100 Percent Recycled Cardboard Sneakers Designed By Chris Anderson

It wouldn't be the smartest footwear in foggy old London, but that's where British artist Chris Anderson has unveiled a new collaboration with Adidas: models of the upcoming Spring/Summer 2014 collection

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Anna Dumitriu Decorates Textiles With Deadly Bacteria and Antobiotics

Anna Dumitriu Decorates Textiles With Deadly Bacteria and Antobiotics

Most people would cringe to think of deadly bacteria anywhere near their bodies. Artist Anna Dumitriu has bravely worked with microbiologists for the last two decades to create her textiles embroidered

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Tired of Your Granny Panties? DIY Some New Ones With This 3D Printer

Tired of Your Granny Panties? DIY Some New Ones With This 3D Printer

Ladies, let's talk. When it's "that time of the month", leaks can be an issue. Many of us reach for the old, worn underwear in the back of the drawer, because who wants to risk destroying those fancy

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Shreddies Fart-Filtering Undies Eliminate That Awkward Elevator Moment

Shreddies Fart-Filtering Undies Eliminate That Awkward Elevator Moment

Maybe you're lactose-intolerant but yogurt was the only breakfast option. Maybe you had Indian food for lunch. Either way, you may find yourself trapped in a cab, cubicle, or even worse, elevator with a

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Finally! 2014 US Winter Olympic Team’s Ralph Lauren Uniforms Will Be Made In USA

Finally! 2014 US Winter Olympic Team’s Ralph Lauren Uniforms Will Be Made In USA

In 2012, the world was shocked to learn that the uniforms worn by the Winter Olympic team were actually made in China. It really shouldn't have been a surprise, since a large percentage of all clothes

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10 Ghoulish Garments and Accessories For The Green Goblin In All Of Us

10 Ghoulish Garments and Accessories For The Green Goblin In All Of Us

From bracelets made of bones to a pair of black oxfords soled with 1,050 human teeth (don't worry, they're fake) these unique fashions show that sometimes creativity can be terrifying. In celebration of

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Shocking New Film Explores The True Cost Of Cheap Clothing

Shocking New Film Explores The True Cost Of Cheap Clothing

Where do your clothes come from? Who makes them? We think we know: after all, you can see the country of origin on the label (and in most cases it isn't the USA) but do we really understand what it means

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Fashion Companies Refuse To Compensate Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Fashion Companies Refuse To Compensate Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

The mainstream media may have forgotten about the Rana Plaza disaster, which killed 1,127, and injured or maimed scores of others, but those working for workers rights have not. Labor non-profit War on

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Awaveawake Captures Thailand’s Wild Beauty at NY Fashion Week

Awaveawake Captures Thailand’s Wild Beauty at NY Fashion Week

Awaveawake designer and stylist Jaclyn Hodes is known for the stunning, feminine silhouettes she creates, and with her Spring/Summer 2014 presentation at New York Fashion Week, she has drawn upon the

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Diamond Tooth Taxidermy “Recycles” Dead Animals Into Haute Couture Pieces

Diamond Tooth Taxidermy “Recycles” Dead Animals Into Haute Couture Pieces

During her time as a window dresser, founder of Diamond Tooth Taxidermy Beth Beverly would see birds hit the glass and fall to their demise. Passersby would hardly give the lifeless bodies a second

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Gap Promises to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals from Clothes

Gap Promises to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals from Clothes

Clothing retailer Gap recently announced plans to phase out toxic chemicals from all of its products and supply chain, and it became one of the latest companies to commit to the Zero Discharge of

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Sustainable Fabrics Spotlighted In John Patrick’s ‘L’Avventura’ Collection At New York Fashion Week

Sustainable Fabrics Spotlighted In John Patrick’s ‘L’Avventura’ Collection At New York Fashion Week

Big names and outlandish designs get all the attention at New York Fashion Week, but that doesn't mean they're the only styles worth noting. Inspired by the film L’Avventura, a 1960's Italian drama

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Makerbot’s 3D-Printed “Flexible Filament” Dress Wows NY Fashion Week Audience

Makerbot’s 3D-Printed “Flexible Filament” Dress Wows NY Fashion Week Audience

Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Oscar De La Renta...these are the names we expect to hear at New York Fashion Week, the annual event where top designers trot out the couture designs that will inspire next

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Futuristic ‘Age of Aquarius’ Fashion Collection Unveiled At NY Fashion Week

Futuristic ‘Age of Aquarius’ Fashion Collection Unveiled At NY Fashion Week

One of the best things about movies set in the distant future is seeing all the futuristic clothing. Will the coming decades bring ostentatious costumes made from materials we haven't even discovered yet?

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9 Amazing Wearble Technologies That Will Make You Feel Like a Superhero

9 Amazing Wearble Technologies That Will Make You Feel Like a Superhero

Ever wish you could deflect bullets with your chest or increase your physical endurance? Scientists are hot on the trail of creating wearable technologies that will allow the human body to accomplish

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Cassandra Verity Green Draws Criticism for Fishbowl Handbags

Cassandra Verity Green Draws Criticism for Fishbowl Handbags

Designer Cassandra Verity Green caused quite a stir at the Central Saint Martins fashion show when she unveiled a line of perspex fishbowl backpacks and purses. The Royal Society for the Prevention of

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With Mr Lentz’s Wooden Jewelry You Wear Grass and Moss on Your Hand

With Mr Lentz’s Wooden Jewelry You Wear Grass and Moss on Your Hand

Love your plants so much that you want to bring them with you wherever you go? Now you can, with Mr. Lentz’s handcrafted wooden jewelry, which double as planters. Using sustainable-harvested

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U.S. House Approves Congressional Action to Protect Bangladeshi Garment Workers

U.S. House Approves Congressional Action to Protect Bangladeshi Garment Workers

The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved a defense authorization bill that will protect Bangladeshi garment workers from the same kind of tragedy that killed over one thousand workers outside

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Fascinating Knitic Machine Prints Scarves that Match Your Brainwaves

Fascinating Knitic Machine Prints Scarves that Match Your Brainwaves

A fascinating new digital fabrication technology called "Knitic" prints scarves that match your mood. Designed by Varvara Guljajeva and Mar Canet with input from researcher Sebastian Mealla, NeuroKnitting

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Cambodian Shoe Factory Collapse Kills Two Workers

Cambodian Shoe Factory Collapse Kills Two Workers

The ceiling of a shoe factory in Cambodia that makes Asics athletic shoes collapsed on Thursday, killing two workers and injuring at least a dozen. The tragedy, which took place less than a month after a

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Protea Debuts a Fetching New Wine Bottle that’s Designed to Be Upcycled

Protea Debuts a Fetching New Wine Bottle that’s Designed to Be Upcycled

It's Friday, which means many of us are just counting the minutes until happy hour. After enjoying a bottle of wine, it's always a bit sad to dump the bottle in the recycling bin. Although there are

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Sruli Recht’s ‘Forget Me Knot’ Ring is Made From a Strip of His Own Flesh

Sruli Recht’s ‘Forget Me Knot’ Ring is Made From a Strip of His Own Flesh

Reykjavik-based designer Sruli Recht is known for producing producing fashions that surprise and delight, but his latest creation is of a more, shall we say, personal nature. We are of course talking

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Bangladesh Garment-Factory Fire Kills 112 Because of Safety Issues

Bangladesh Garment-Factory Fire Kills 112 Because of Safety Issues

Late Saturday an industrial blaze took down a multi-level garment factory outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh, claiming the lives of at least 112 people. The fire is said to be the country's worst-ever in the

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Brilliant ‘Rocking Knit’ Chair Creates Winter Hats While You Sit!

Brilliant ‘Rocking Knit’ Chair Creates Winter Hats While You Sit!

Technology advances in the blink of an eye - while many are obsessed with the latest high-tech devices, let's not forget that low-tech innovation can also be revolutionary. ECAL students Damien Ludi and

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CatClo Laundry Additive Creates Air-Purifying Clothes That Reduce Pollution

CatClo Laundry Additive Creates Air-Purifying Clothes That Reduce Pollution

The University of Sheffield has collaborated with the London College of Fashion and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop a revolutionary liquid laundry additive called

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Debunked: 10 of the Most Common Excuses for Not Paying a Living Wage

Debunked: 10 of the Most Common Excuses for Not Paying a Living Wage

Fast fashion companies have plenty of excuses for not paying workers a fair living wage. Consumers don't want to pay more for clothes, they argue, and they insist that they're helping create jobs for

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Lab-Grown Leather Could Hit Runways Within Five Years

Lab-Grown Leather Could Hit Runways Within Five Years

Why use living animals to produce leather when you can produce it in the lab? Modern Meadow, a Missouri-based startup that  seeks to combine regenerative medicine with three-dimensional printing to

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