600-year-old bra and underwear discovered in an Austrian castle

Contemporary bras are more comfortable, modified versions of corsets — or so it was believed, until a 2007 discovery changed the way we see women's underwear. Working with a team of her colleagues, archaeologist Beatrix Nutz recently publicized her discovery of several linen bras and some underwear in a medieval… » 7/18/12 9:01am 7/18/12 9:01am

Darpa underwear will "harvest" soldiers’ energy, give them killer abs

Soldiers: Your underwear of the future will do more than prevent crotch rot. It'll protect you from injuries, monitor your vitals, and even "harvest" your energy. That is, if a new project from Darpa's Defense Sciences Office works out as planned. That's an illustration, to the right, of what Darpa thinks its "Warrior Web" … » 10/01/11 10:30am 10/01/11 10:30am

Scifi Clothing You Can Wear on the Street Without Fear of Reprisals

Sometimes it's not enough to wear your science fiction pride silently on the inside. Every now and then you want to let everyone know you've got an inner geek who loves particle physics, laser beams, clanking robots, and otherworldly exploration. So we've put together a geek ensemble, full of nice bits you can wear… » 4/08/08 3:36pm 4/08/08 3:36pm