Remember When Cloths were Dumb?

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Photo taken from How Stuff Works - http://tinyurl.com/smrtclothes
It seems that those nostalgia launching questions that start with, “Remember when…” become an increasingly bandied topic with folks, as they get on past their first half-century of life. “Remember when we lived without air conditioning, and we didn’t seem to get hot?” I said to a cab drive just the other day. Of course I couldn’t imagine living without the AC now.

Ever think about what our children will wonder how they lifted without, when they’re over 50? Could be smart cloths.

New fabrics are being developed that can regulate body temperature, conduct electricity, play music, fight bacteria and odor, repel insects, soothe dry skin and have the capacity to custom shape themselves for your body.

Read more about it in this Auburn University Plainsman article, Smart Cloths Revolutionize Attire.

Author: David Warlick

David Warlick has been an educator for the past 40+ years. He continues to do some writing, but is mostly seeking his next intersect between play, passion and purpose, dabbling in photography, drone videography and music production.