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What I learned from watching Star Wars in the wrong order

Is the Millennium Falcon alive? That's just one of the questions answered when I watched the original Star Wars films in the popular Machete Order.

By November 21, 2015


Google's future fabric and gesture radar for wearables

A textile concept called Project Jacquard lets you control electronic devices via conductive yarn, while Project Soli is a tiny radar sensor to detect gestures without touching anything.

By May 29, 2015


​Google, fabrics, and fashion? A peek at Project Jacquard

Interactive fabric that can be used to control lights, music or more: what exactly does it do, and why? I tried out Google's mysterious side project.

By May 28, 2015


Electroloom 3D printer makes seamless fabric from liquid

By using a process known as electrospinning, a new kind of 3D printer might someday fabricate your clothes moments before you go out for the night.

By May 18, 2015


Disney Research's new 3D printer can print in fabric

Disney Research has had a second go at creating a 3D printer capable of creating flexible objects made of soft fibres.

By April 20, 2015


Motion-powered 'smart' fabric could charge your electronics

A new type of fabric is designed to collect and store static electricity in order to give your personal devices a power boost.

By April 13, 2015


How to do the laundry without ruining your clothes or machines

These tips will increase the life of your machines and keep your clothes looking fresh.

By November 20, 2015


Prevent fires and dry more efficiently by deep-cleaning your dryer

Dryer fires are more common than you think. Use these tips to improve your dry cycles and avoid any mishaps.

By November 17, 2015


Use a ball of aluminum foil to eliminate static in the dryer

Dryer sheets are an obvious way to combat static buildup in the dryer. But there's another solution: aluminum foil.

By November 11, 2015


Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

US startup Bolt Threads reckons it has one-upped spiders to unlock the incredible potential of synthetic silk.

By November 7, 2015