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LONDON 2012: Team GB's Victoria Pendleton talks Adidas Adipower "Hotpants" Olympic cycling muscle suit
When it comes to Great Britain's gold medal chances at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Victoria Pendleton is a name that springs straight to mind. At the peak of her career, she's cycling's golden girl. Winning gold at the…
NES controller varsity jacket will get you punched in the playground
Would you wear this? Even if it was 1987 and the console was at the height of its powers? No, nor me. You’d get a smack in the face just walking down to the corner shop. But it’d be awesome to wear to a fancy dress party. Wait… how much? $200 (£135)!? You can sod right off, even if it does have a thermal-insulated lining.
80s Tees (via Technabob)
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Ardica Portable Power – warmth and charging on the go
This is quite nifty – a company called Ardica have created a combo gadget that simultaneously charges your gadgets and warms your cockles. They’re calling it a “portable power and heating system”. Basically, it’s a wearable power pack.
You’ll need a “compatible” jacket to take advantage of the heating. That’s the first time I’ve ever worried about whether my jacket is “compatible” with anything before. You’ll get 3 hours of high heat out of it, and 8.6 hours of low heat. They reckon the device will provide heat up to 100 degrees, which i’m hoping is Fahrenheit, rather than Celsius. Or Kelvin, for that matter…
Drum Kit Tshirt lets your chest rock out
This awesome shirt, from ThinkGeek blows the headphone jack t-shirt and the Wi-Fi t-shirt out of the water. It features seven drums, and an inbuilt speaker. Each drum has a different sound….
Ridiculously "urban" Nintendo clothing from Torrel
Now, Nintendo, you can’t have it both ways. You’re either a family console for kids, mums and old people, or you’re an edgy system for underground youths who are into skateboarding and sniffing various adhesives.
The new Torrel clothing Nintendo range is moving away somewhat from the family-friendly image the console company has been chasing with it’s cute little Wii…
Light up in the club by wearing the 3D T-Qualizer
I'll leave it to your level of geek to decide whether this T-shirt is cool or not, but it will certainly make a statement on the dance floor as it lights up and flickers to the sound of the music….
LumiGram fiber optic clothing
Though a sighting on the high street of this newadvancement in fashion is unlikey to be the norm anytime soon, it certainly would mess with the heads of any drunk folks…
Online shopping of the future: Virtual touch
A team of researchers at the University of Geneva are currently working on an experiment system to add touch to the online shopping experience, allowing customers to gain a sense of what products, particularly clothing, would actually feel like. Of…
Kenpo expand range of iPod jackets
Last year we featured some cool iPod-enabled jackets from Kenpo retailing at around $275. Well, they've expanded their range of outerwear, all still iPod connected, and in a range of styles, colours and prices. Unfortunately, they still appear only to…