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You don’t have to know the answers. Don’t waste all your time making it perfect … don’t be afraid to put yourself out there and ask questions.

Katie Finnegan, co-founder of Hukkster. We asked Katie and her co-founder, Erica Bell, what advice they’d give to other startups

This hoodie top is specially designed to conceal your identity from closed-circuit television. It’s a project by artist Adam Harvey, and part of a line of similar pieces of clothing he’s created. It’s made of metallic reflective fabric not unlike the protective material used in some layers of firemen’s uniforms. The idea is that the material smears out or otherwise conceals your body’s thermal output and that can confuse overhead surveillance cameras—like those you sometimes see used on late-night cops reality shows.
A virtual fashion show of newly-emerging counter-surveillance gear

This hoodie top is specially designed to conceal your identity from closed-circuit television. It’s a project by artist Adam Harvey, and part of a line of similar pieces of clothing he’s created. It’s made of metallic reflective fabric not unlike the protective material used in some layers of firemen’s uniforms. The idea is that the material smears out or otherwise conceals your body’s thermal output and that can confuse overhead surveillance cameras—like those you sometimes see used on late-night cops reality shows.

A virtual fashion show of newly-emerging counter-surveillance gear

If you followed Texas state senator Wendy Davis’ epic, 11-hour filibuster efforts against a bill that would have shut down all but five abortion clinics in the state (and quite possibly still will), you probably also know her shoes. As demonstrated by their newfound popularity on Amazon, the pink Mizuno Wave Riders she wore have become their own symbols of political resistance.

Daily Fast Feed Roundup
Hello Tumblr! Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know today: 
Michelle Obama and the White House just joined Instagram. We’ll see if they can rock the web as hard as Hillary Clinton did with her awesome Twitter bio. 
Asia’s first 3-D printed fashion show was a big hit. 
An 18-year old Icelandic WikiLeaks volunteer made about $5,000 working as a paid FBI informant.
Here’s a video pitch for Atlantis … a virtual black market for drugs.
The environmental blog Grist created a crowdsourced Google map of America’s natural disasters. 
A new study has found that mobile ads are what’s killing your phone’s battery power.
Yahoo just redesigned its news site, Yahoo News.
Facebook has fixed a bug that let hackers hijack accounts via SMS text message.
A study found that big data offers the travel industry many amazing opportunities for growth but that major brands are not taking advantage of these benefits.
Taco Bell has launched a “Protein Power” menu, which will be loaded with extra meat. Yum?
Have a great day! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

Daily Fast Feed Roundup

Hello Tumblr! Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know today: 


Have a great day! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

Science and Fashion Unite At Paris’s 2013 Fashion Week
Iris van Herpen’s runway show titled “Voltage” opened with a model swaying through the electrical currents of a Tesla Coil. 

Fashion and science collide in this dress which is made out of thousands of tiny plastic hairs. 
“My work very much comes from abstract ideas and using new techniques, not the reinvention of old ideas,” van Herpen commented. “I believe it will only be a matter of time before we see the clothing we wear today produced with [3-D printing].”
Click here to see more about the Iris van Herpen’s Spring 2013 presentation.

Science and Fashion Unite At Paris’s 2013 Fashion Week

Iris van Herpen’s runway show titled “Voltage” opened with a model swaying through the electrical currents of a Tesla Coil. 

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Fashion and science collide in this dress which is made out of thousands of tiny plastic hairs. 

“My work very much comes from abstract ideas and using new techniques, not the reinvention of old ideas,” van Herpen commented. “I believe it will only be a matter of time before we see the clothing we wear today produced with [3-D printing].”

Click here to see more about the Iris van Herpen’s Spring 2013 presentation.