Sustainability – Do Your Part! Get inspired to write your own sustainability story!
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Sustainability – Do Your Part

Get inspired to write your own sustainability story!

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Halloween Costume Closet

Halloween Costume Closet

Over 250 DIY costumes; themed party ideas; spooky props; & a lot of fun!

The tangled physics of knots, one of our simplest and oldest technologies From whimsical flower crowns to carelessly tied shoelaces to hopelessly tangled headphones, knots are everywhere. Read more…
Textiles’ role in the phase change material success story Phase change materials (PCM) are advanced materials used most often in energy, medical and protective clothing sectors. These materials can play a critical role in fighting climate change, pandemics and other natural calamities. Read more…
New clothing proven effective against mosquito bites North Carolina State University (NC State) researchers have created insecticide-free, mosquito-resistant clothing using textile materials they confirmed to be bite-proof in experiments with live mosquitoes. Read more…
Smart glove translates sign language The glove is worn on the user’s right hand and is paired via Bluetooth to a subscription-based app for smartphone. Read more…
Glowing antibacterial bandage sheds light on infected wounds Bandaged wounds need to be checked for infection, yet removing the bandage to check the wound can delay its healing. Australian scientists may have a fix for this, in a dressing that glows if the wound is infected. Read more…
How to Crochet a Pumpkin Use simple crochet stitches to make an adorable pumpkin! You'll love this soft and squishy gourd, and with its sweet smiling face. It's a fast project. Read more…
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