socks

Dress To Match LAX's Colourful Tunnels With These Brilliant Socks

If you’ve flown into Los Angeles International Airport anytime in the last 50 years, the final segment of your journey may have taken you down a long hallway featuring a gorgeous colour-blocked tile mural. Well, on your next flight to LA, you can wear the socks to match it.


Can Specially Stitched Socks Stop Shuffling Seniors From Stumbling?

It’s a bold claim, but a Japanese company called Terumo claims to have developed a special type of sock that can stop shuffling seniors from tripping over low obstacles like rugs or the edge of carpets. The secret is a custom sewing technique that causes the wearer to feel an upward pull on the front of their feet, which in turn helps shift their center of gravity back towards their heels, improving balance.


High-Tech Smartwool Socks For Your Barking Dogs

Winter sports are a lot of fun, but if you don’t have the right clothing, it can be utterly miserable. SmartWool literally has your feet covered with its new PhD socks.


Socks Made With Carbonised Coffee Will Make Your Feet Less Stinky

Plain white socks these are not. The Atlas sock is a performance dress sock made from cotton, polyester and carbonised coffee. Carbonised coffee? Yes, it helps filter and absorb sweat and odour. Even more, the sock uses strain analysis, pressure mapping and thermal imaging to create something ridiculously comfortable.


Breeze Through School With Multiplication Cheat Sheet Socks

They say cheaters never prosper, but those people obviously never managed to score an A+ by looking at someone else’s exam. So if you’re having a bit of a rough time mastering your multiplication tables, just grab a pair of these Cheat Feet socks and don’t sweat your next test.


The Best Possible Use For All Your Mismatched Socks

As cliche as the problem sounds, socks really do have a way of going missing in the wash. But why resort to just throwing single socks away, or suffering the embarassment of wearing a mismatched pair, when you can just stitch them all together into a eye-catching throw rug?


The Mathematically Most Efficient Way To Sort Socks

Computer scientists around the world have been stumped by a vexing mathematical problem for ages: How does one go about sorting a large pile of socks when said socks are different? How does one model the plane of possibilities? The solution has arrived, and it’s much simpler than you think.


Can A Pair Of Socks Really Make A Difference In Athletic Performance?

A pair of socks is a pair of socks is a pair of socks. Right? Not anymore. Even a pair of socks have technology that can improve athletic performance now.


These Heart-Rate Monitoring Smart Socks Will Comfort Nervous Parents

Students at Brigham Young University are developing a high-tech piece of baby wear that will help put parents worried about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome at ease. Using a built-in pulse oximeter, their wireless smart sock can monitor both a sleeping child’s heart and breathing rates without hindering them from getting the rest they need.


The Ultimate Triathlon Outfit For Under $1200

There are some significant barriers to entry in a triathlon. Physical fitness is one thing. What about all that gear?