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Pop-up Teeth Could Improve the Grip of Any Shoe

Pop-up Teeth Could Improve the Grip of Any Shoe

Boots with a thick tread are a must-have accessory for safely traversing ice and snow in the winter, but slipping hazards can exist anywhere, especially for people with mobility challenges. Researchers at MIT and Harvard University have developed a new material that could radically improve the grip on the bottom…

Did Nike Not Get The Memo On Plastic Beads?

Did Nike Not Get The Memo On Plastic Beads?

For the longest time, pockets of nothing but air were Nike’s secret to making comfortable shoes. But today the company revealed its new Joyride technology, which instead fills shoe soles with thousands of tiny foam beads. Nike promises the new design increases shock absorption, but the new design comes at…