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Hamper Hoops Is A Good Reason Not To Just Throw Your Laundry On The Floor

Since it’s already dirty, there’s really no reason not to just throw all your laundry on the floor, right? But if you’ve got a partner or roommate who says otherwise, Wham-O’s got a pretty sweet laundry bag with a basketball hoop attached so putting away dirty laundry is just like making free-throws.


An Amazing Ferrofluid Display Brings Nike's New Sneakers To Life

So far, the most practical use man has found for ferrofluid — the mesmerising black goo that reacts to magnets in cool ways — is as gorgeous eye candy. And that’s totally OK, because how else would have Nike realised this slick animated display for its new Kevin Durant sneakers?


Meme-Inspired Clothing Is Annoying As Hell

Do you wish your clothing looked like Tumblr diarrhoea’d on a web-cached version of eBay from 1995? Do you get your fashion inspiration by flipping through a vintage Delia*s catalogue on a tremendous amount of ketamine? We’ve got the hot new look for you!


How To Stay Warm When It's Cold Outside

I’m constantly shocked by how many people don’t know the basics of dressing for warmth in the outdoors. Even more people aren’t equipped with the basics for sleeping warmly on a cold night. It’s all simple and cheap, read this and make no more excuses.


An Auto-Inflating Bulletproof Vest Will Do Anything To Keep You Alive

In the movies you see people falling into water after getting shot all the time. But apparently that also happens often enough in real life for someone to develop a bulletproof vest with an auto-inflating air bladder to keep someone afloat if they’re injured or unconscious.


Converse Redesigned Its Iconic Chucks For The First Time In 98 Years

Some would consider it as sacrilegious as when Coke dabbled with its classic formula back in the ’80s, but after 98 years Converse has updated its iconic Chuck Taylor All-Stars. On the outside they look nearly identical, but on the inside the Chuck II is actually far more comfy for your feet.


NZ Uni Student Builds LED Shirt That Reacts To Bluetooth And Wi-Fi Signals

After the perfect top to wear to your next party? Auckland University of Technology student Matt Martin might be able to help you out with his “Wearable Beacon” T-shirt, which uses a combination of electronic devices to detect and respond to the presence of wireless signals, include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.


There Should Be A Dress Code For Doctors

If you live near a hospital, you’ve probably seen the sight: a young physician in loose blue scrubs, standing in line at the grocery store. You can’t help but wonder if the young physician is lost. After all, it appears that he or she belongs in an emergency room — not the dairy section.


Rain Jackets, Explained

For an incredibly simple concept — keeping you dry — rain jackets have involved into awfully complicated products. Air flow rates, water pressure resistance, durable water repellent coatings, hard shells, soft shells… the list of technical terms goes on. Here’s what they all mean, and how you can use them to find the best jacket for you.


What To Wear In The Jungle

I just got back from a week-long camping trip in a hot, humid, torrentially rain-flooded jungle. With a few missteps, I managed to stay dry and comfortable throughout. Here’s what I learned and how you can maximise comfort and performance in this difficult environment.


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