business
Evernote Loses Plot With "Smart Covers for Your Feet," AKA £53 Business Socks

Evernote, which makes a very nice mobile phone app, has expanded its product range in a shock new direction, offering a selection of "Japanese Business Socks" for the discerning international playboy. With an asking price of around $85 (£53) for just five pairs. Which is mad on at least three separate levels. Read More >>

fitmodo
Socks Made with Carbonised Coffee Will Make Your Feet Less Stinky

Seriously, this is one tech'd out piece of footwear. Most of us spend a good chunk of change on our shoes but ignore socks. That ain't right! The Atlas sock, made by Ministry of Supply, is a Kickstarter project (that's already reached its funding) that wants to make your feet feel less awful. The main attraction is its odor control. The Atlas sock literally uses carbonised coffee that is "reclaimed from coffee roasters and shops, and is processed through a pharmaceutical process to remove the coffee oils (so it won't smell like coffee!) and is then infused into our recycled polyester yarns." Read More >>

design
The Best Possible Use For All Your Mismatched Socks

As cliched as the problem sounds, socks really do have a way of going missing in the wash. But why resort to just throwing single socks away, or suffering the embarrassment of wearing a mismatched pair, when you can just stitch them all together into a eye-catching throw rug? Read More >>

sports
Can a Pair of Socks Really Make a Difference in Athletic Performance?

A pair of socks is a pair of socks is a pair of socks. Right? Not anymore. Even a pair of socks have technology that can improve athletic performance now. Read More >>

clothing
Thanks to RFID, You'll Never Lose a Sock Again

Pushing war and world hunger to the back of the line, the next important issue that technology is tackling is mismatched and missing socks. A company called Blacksocks has developed what it's claiming are the world's first smart socks that make them virtually impossible to mis-match, and incredibly easy to find in a basket overflowing with laundry. Read More >>

desired
The Pope Wears These Socks on Fishing Trips

A... friend... has always wondered what the pope wears on his day off because he can't wear that giant hat everywhere. Does he have a papal track suit? Holy but not holey jeans? White tees for the Holy See? This... friend asked the question when she visited the Vatican and was not given a conclusive answer. However, part of that puzzle has been solved by the Bureau of Trade, which is selling the luxe Gammarelli socks that ol' Benedict rocks on his feet. Read More >>

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