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Is the military developing underwear that thinks?

Although the idea of "thinking" underwear might make you snicker, the U.S. military isn't joking around. Find out how smart underwear could help monitor soldiers' vitals -- and more.


Google Glass Can Teach You Morse Code in Four Hours

Learning a new task while focusing on an unrelated activity is possible — and pretty easy — using haptic technology. Learn more at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

Explore Deep Ocean Thermal Vents With This 3-D Virtual Reality Video

Deep sea thermal vents are mysterious places. Learn more about deep sea thermal vents in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Body Blow! Body Blow! Counting Punches With Wearables for Boxers

Wearable technology has come to boxing, courtesy of a company and device called Hykso. Learn more at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

Newly Developed Wearable Tech Can Analyze Your Sweat for Important Data

UC Berkeley scientists developed a wearable monitor to analyze chemicals in perspiration. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Would You Pee Into Your Socks to Power Your Phone, Save Your Life?

Wearable, urine-powered electro-sock generators could create enough electricity to send an emergency SMS. Read more in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Hold on to Your Socks. They’ll Help You Watch Netflix

Always nodding off during your favorite Netflix series? Netflix socks could be your answer. Learn more about these spiffy socks at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

That PalmPilot Is Way Cool

Old technology is good technology these days, so bust out your Game Boy already. Learn more about cool retro tech at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

How Haptic Footwear Works

Could we be on the verge of the greatest shoe renovation in centuries? Learn how haptic footwear works at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Wearable Tech for Pets: A Whole New Way to Call Your Dog

What are some recent developments in wearable technology for pets? Read this HowStuffWorks Now article to learn more about wearable pet tech. See more »

How Smart Rings Work

Smart rings can give you a subtle nudge when you receive an important message. Learn how smart rings work. See more »