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Nature Has Elevated Basically Every Form of Design

For innovators of every variety, nature is worth looking to for inspiration. All living organisms have evolved over millennia to best survive their environments. In doing so, they’ve perfected elements and processes that can be applied to myriad human concerns — from leading us to engineering and medical solutions, like needles that pierce skin as painlessly as mosquito bites, to simply helping us make our creations more efficient and beautiful, like Kohler’s elegant rain-simulating shower panels. Here are some of the ways nature has highkey influenced human design.

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Nike’s ‘PlayStation’ PG2s are like a DualShock for your feet

Nike has never been afraid to use different technologies to experiment with its sneakers. After all, this is the company that brought you the Mag and HyperAdapt, two shoes powered by auto-lacing mechanisms. And while its latest basketball silhouette isn’t as tech-forward as those, there’s still plenty to like here, especially if you’re both a sneakerhead and an avid gamer. Meet the PG2, Paul George’s new signature shoe, which Nike created in collaboration with Sony and was inspired by the PlayStation. Sorry, Xbox, maybe next time.

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Amazon patent describes mirror for trying on virtual clothes

Amazon’s next move in the fashion world could be a mirror that shows how outfits will look on you without you having to actually put them on. GeekWire reports that the company has been granted a patent describing just that sort of technology. Using mirrors, screens, displays, projectors and cameras, the system is able to combine a person’s likeness with virtual images and present a blended-reality reflection that shows them in a variety of virtual background settings and wearing virtual outfits.

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Meet Aleali May, the Queen of Los Angeles’ Fashion Scene

The media has published hundreds of articles and think pieces about the tech-loving, world-changing millennial generation. They’re accused of being narcissistic, selfish, and entitled. Whether those claims are valid or not, there is one millennial attribute that not only sets them apart, but can also push them ahead. For the most part, this generation grows up thinking that anything is possible. Born in 1992, Aleali May is a member of this new generation, and her approach to taking on the world exists without limits.

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