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
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
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
Nintendo and Vans are teaming up for a new line of shoes featuring classic Nintendo games and characters.
Life & Style May 4, 2016
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
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
We take a look at a $450 pair of self-lacing kicks.
Wearable Tech January 4, 2016
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
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 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, 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
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
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
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 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 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 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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