What women want out of their underwear, according to academic experts

Women put a lot of thought into their underwear choices, and have a few basic metrics they use to pick their skivvies. That's according to Christiana Tsaousi, who has studied underwear consumption extensively as a lecturer in consumerism at the University of Leicester. » 2/14/14 6:20am 2/14/14 6:20am

Star Wars Theremin Bra: When Regular Underwear Isn't Geeky Enough

We've seen lots of nerdy underclothes before — but this Star Wars-themed "theremin bra" might be the ultimate. It makes vaguely R2D2-inspired noises whenever anybody comes close. » 7/09/13 2:07pm 7/09/13 2:07pm

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

The Most Inappropriate Science Fiction Movie Thongs on the Internet

You've seen our collection of Avox Thongs from the Hunger Games and Twilight face panties. But there are actually scarier pieces of movie-themed underwear available on the internet. » 4/05/12 2:32pm 4/05/12 2:32pm

Superman's Underpants For Sale in Malaysia

Now that Superman's no longer wearing his trademark red undershorts, in either the comics or movie versions, you might have wondered what's become of them. And apparently, they're in Malaysia, where they're a hot-selling item. » 1/30/12 6:20am 1/30/12 6:20am

Diesel superpowers your crotch with color-changing DC Comics underwear

Maybe you've been searching high and low for the perfect pair of boxer briefs to demonstrate your intimate love for Batman, the Flash, or the Green Lantern. But Diesel's line of DC Comics-themed underwear are to be worn strictly under the pants. » 12/03/11 11:15am 12/03/11 11:15am

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… » 10/01/11 10:30am 10/01/11 10:30am

Comic Books Get Awkward/Naughty In High-End Lingerie Line

The kitten with a whip lingerie line Agent Provocateur is coming out with a comics-inspired unmentionables line. See their Doctor Who-esque underwear trailer and army of thonged supers. It's interesting - especially Hornette's confusing nunchuck lightsabers. NSFW. » 9/15/09 1:00pm 9/15/09 1:00pm

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