Tag: Shoes

Child Suffers Second-Degree Burns From Wearing Popular Light-Up Sneakers

A 9-year-old child suffered from chemical burns after the batteries of his Skechers brand "Sketch Rayz" sneakers spewed corrosive when the shoes got wet. The incident gave the boy phobia of wearing shoes.

Public Health July 6, 2018

Why Do Shoelaces Get Untied By Themselves? Science Explains, Untangles Knot Mystery

Science has finally explained why shoelaces get untied by themselves, thanks to a group of UC Berkeley mechanical engineers who determined the factors involved.

April 12, 2017

Adidas Shows Off Futurecraft M.F.G., A Pair Of Shoes Made By Robots

Germany-based shoe manufacturer Adidas unveiled the first-ever pair of its sneakers that were made by robots. Dubbed the Futurecraft M.F.G., the sneakers were made at the company's Speedfactory in Ansbach, Germany.

Business Tech September 22, 2016

These Nintendo Vans Are A Gamer's Dream Come True

Nintendo and Vans are teaming up for a new line of shoes featuring classic Nintendo games and characters.

Life & Style May 4, 2016

The Science Behind This Pair Of Gravity-Defying Shoes That Makes You Feel Like Walking On The Moon

Have you ever fantasized about walking on the moon? A specialized pair of shoes developed by a New York-based startup matches exactly the kind of moon-walking experienced by astronauts.

February 8, 2016

If Ninja Turtles Wore Shoes, These Would Be The Perfect Sneakers For Them

Ever wondered what real Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle shoes would look like? Two artists came up with a project - designing the coolest, albeit unreal, sneakers ever to grace the sewers of New York City.

Geek February 4, 2016

Eyes-On With Zhor-Tech’s Insane Futuristic Smartshoe 001

We take a look at a $450 pair of self-lacing kicks.

Wearable Tech January 4, 2016

Nike Executive Envisions A Future When People Could 3D Print Their Shoes At Home

3D printing is expected to further allow for a slew of exciting applications in the future, and Nike has apparently thought about leveraging the technology to benefit consumers.Here's what to expect.

Gadgets October 13, 2015

Lightsaber Heels, Anyone? Star Wars-Themed Shoe Line Launching Soon, Ahead Of 'The Force Awakens' Release

The force is strong with these shoes! Prior to the big 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' release, a unique collection of Star Wars-themed footwear gets ready to hit the market this month.

Society October 10, 2015

'Back To The Future' Monopoly Coming In September, Includes Nike Mag Shoe Piece

Back to the Future Monopoly finally has a release date, but one of its tokens may steal all the headlines. It's one of the futuristic sneakers worn by Michael J. Fox in the second film.

Movies/TV Shows July 31, 2015

Adidas Has Created A Shoe Made Entirely From Ocean Trash

Adidas, in partnership with a nonprofit called Parley for the Oceans, has created a shoe that is made entirely from ocean trash and creates zero waste. The company plans to release a line of shoes made like this later this year.

Earth/Environment June 30, 2015

E-Ink Shoes Change Patterns To Match Your Outfit

Wearable technology just got considerably more fashionable with this pair of shoes that feature a black and white E-ink display that changes patterns via smartphone to match whatever outfit you wear.

Geek March 20, 2015

Finally, You Will Be Able To Get 'Back To The Future's' Self-Lacing Sneakers

The year depicted in 'Back to the Future Part II' is finally here, and we might actually get those awesome self-lacing shoes.

Movies/TV Shows January 7, 2015

CES 2015: Could Rollkers Be The Future Of Transportation?

There were plenty of transportation gadgets on display at CES Unveiled on Jan. 4 in Las Vegas. However, Rollkers, the world's first electronic "under shoes" definitely stood out.

Geek January 4, 2015

Men Find Women in High Heels Sexier and Are Nicer to Them: Study

Men tend to help and give in to a woman's request when she is in high heels than when she wears flats. They also find women in high heels more attractive, findings of a new study suggest.

Life November 20, 2014

Nine West thinks walking in its heels will snag a ‘Starter Husband’

Nine West featured fall collection ads that are perfect for “shoe occasions.” Women wearing their heels can snag a “starter husband” or show up in style to the “first day of kindergarten.”

Internet Culture August 7, 2014

Adidas will let you print Instagram pics on their sneakers but will it boost sales?

Adidas is relaunching the ability for customers to design the imagery on their shoes. It launches in August and hopes to boost sales.

Business Tech May 19, 2014

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