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The IT Crowd - A Nerdy British Comedy

If you like geeky British guys working in the basement of a corporate office run by an narcissistic idiot, then you are ready for The IT Crowd.

The British based comedy, created by "Father Ted's" Graham Linehan, is over the top silly foolishness that mocks our internet addictions, technological ignorance, and the social ineptitude of nerds. The story centers around an IT support staff working in the forgotten dingy basement of a large corporation called Reynholm Industries. Jen (the dimwit), who doesn't know a keyboard from a mouse pad, is brought in to run the IT support department which consists of Moss (the geek) and Roy (the slob). 

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Twitter Stockings!

It has finally happened, the Twitter invasion has spread to our bodies, specifically, it has circulated to our legs with Gabby and Tal's Twitter stockings. Each pair has the cute Twitter bird logo and the words "Follow Me" printed down the leg. Donning this legwear is sure to invite strangers to actually follow you. If this is something that doesn't bother you, and as long as they are not creeps, seize the moment to turnaround and give them your Twitter handle. You'll have hundreds of new followers in no time!

Each stocking is made by hand and are sold at their Etsy shop for $18. They sell out quick,  get your order in now for the Holidays. 

 

Via: styleguru

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Halloween Roomba Costumes

According to the Associated Press, more and more people are becoming attached to their Roombas. If you are feeling that you don't want your Roomba to miss out on the festival of Halloween, don't worry. These little devils make great mobile monsters for your next party. Take a look at these three projects. No kitty will be safe this Halloween Season. "Meeoooow!"

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Project Runway becomes Wii Game

 

'Project Runway' will become a Wii game. "Atari Inc. is developing a video game based on the popular reality TV
fashion competition. The game, set for release next year, will cast players as aspiring fashion designers tasked with creating designs and outfitting models. 

Gamers will then be able to showcase their virtual fashions while walking down a catwalk using the Wii Balance Board controller. "

A major video gaming company working with fashion is not necessarily news; there are many games with fashion design such as Sims and Second Life and who doesn't love Sorority Life on Facebook? However, taking on the fashion powerhouse that is Project Runway is something altogether different. I look forward to seeing this project unfold, more to come...

- Via Associated Press and Project Rungay on Facebook

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Japanese Lighted Mirror: A Look at Cultural Misinterpretation and Misrepresentation

The "Actress Mirror," made by Train Corporation in Japan, has been recently introduced to the US market and sold in the Paul Smith retail. It is a compact mirror with 8 built-in LED lights, powered by a 12V battery housed inside the hinge of the mirror's clamshell. With that information, fashion tech DIYers like you probably can figure out how to make one yourself by procuring 8 LEDs rated around 1.5V and wiring them to a 12V power source (1.5V x 8 = 12V). But this post is not about making a lighted mirror. What I'm wondering is this:

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WTF Moments in Fashion Tech History: Lady Gaga Edition

Where did Lady Gaga find her inspiration for this bustier of "empowerment?"

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TLC Inventive Women

I attended a casting call for a new reality TV show for women inventors produced by TLC, Discovery Studios, and Milojo Productions. The show, hosted by TV star Kelly Ripa, is designed to help inventive women “manufacture, market … and eventually sell their product on HSN (Home Shopping Network).”

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WTF Moments in Fashion Tech History: Hipsters Edition

Love Chocolate? Take a Whif!

I've been waiting for technology to really indulge in something culinary, and now its here. "LeWhif" is a chocolate inhaler that combines chocolate and aerosol so you can suck in all sinful delights with zero calories! 

Ok, I'll admit, I thought this product was a joke when I first heard about it, but seems like it's for real. If it is not real, then I am properly duped.

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