This week in Crave: The sock-it-to-'em edition

This week, we wore pixels on our face, wrote our name in the stars, and let RFID and the Internet sort our socks for us.

Leslie Katz Former Culture Editor
Leslie Katz led a team that explored the intersection of tech and culture, plus all manner of awe-inspiring science, from space to AI and archaeology. When she's not smithing words, she's probably playing online word games, tending to her garden or referring to herself in the third person.
  • Third place film critic, 2021 LA Press Club National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards
Leslie Katz
Cinema ninja strikes
Behave, or you might get a visit from the cinema ninjas. Prince Charles Theater

Too busy waiting in line for some gadget this week to keep up with Crave? Now that the wait's over, you have all the time in the world to catch up.

- Speaking of some gadget, is this the most obnoxious iPhone 5 case yet?

- Yap on your cell phone in this movie theater, and you might get ninja-ed.

- Retro-styled 3D-printed sunglasses put pixels right on your face.

- Who needs Helvetica when you can write in a font made from galaxies?

- Hoodie sleeve brings Zuckerberg chic to your iPad.

- What's this oojamaflip that's zhooshing up the dictionary?

- Birds go tweet tweet (literally, on Twitter.)

- Meet your future co-worker, Baxter the robot.

Rethink Robotics' human-friendly Baxter (pictures)

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- Sorting socks too much of a hassle for you? These smart socks do it for you via RFID. And your iPhone. And the Internet.

- Click the heels on your No Place Like Home GPS shoes to get where you need to go.

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