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Lotus silk is so difficult to make that only a few places in the world even try. It's a vegan alternative to silkworm silk, but it requires skill and a lot of time to create. Lotus silk is one of the rarest fabrics in the world. — Read the r...

Extracting enough lotus silk for one scarf can take two months, and the final product can cost 10 times as much as regular silk.

Wouldn’t it be helpful if a food tracking or recipe app could determine what you’re eating just by detecting what’s on your table? You might get your wish. Researchers at Microsoft and multiple universities have developed Capacitivo, a smart fa...

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By Not Quite Perfect on Jul 16, 2020 in: fabric

Oddly likeable. Today's Gratitude Item: Having a day off from working. I felt guilty but in a good way.

A very pleasant surprise. Today's Gratitude Item: Realising that I can use github classroom to easily share templates / resources with students. At school, if I use google classroom / OneDrive they can only download one file at a time which can tak...

Researchers from North Carolina State University created an ultrathin, stretchable electronic material that is gas permeable, or breathable. They believe that it could be used for biomedical and wearable technologies, and to put it to the test, they.

Is there anything more festive than metallic star pillows during the holidays? TBD. But either way, these Christmas throw pillows are too fun to pass up. I’ve made plenty of DIY pillows over the years, but none as shiny as this one, until now.