Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Power from waves, two sneaker innovations, an Alzheimer's breakthrough and more from around the web

Nike ISPA’s Link Axis Sneakers Are Designed to be Disassembled and Recycled New from Nike ISPA (which stands for improvise, scavenge, protect and adapt), the Link and Link Axis sneaker models are designed to further the brand’s future in circular design. The sneakers are constructed from three modules that interlock rather than relying on glue, meaning they can easily be disassembled and recycled after use. …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Textiles embedded with data, new fish species, fashion in the metaverse and more

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Observes The Farthest Star Ever Seen Documented in a new study led by Johns Hopkins University PhD candidate Brain Welch and published in the scientific journal Nature, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of a star estimated to be 28 billion light-years away—making it the most distant one ever seen. Named Earendel, this 12.9-billion-year-old cosmic object happens to be …

SL:HSV Trail Shoes

Designed in collaboration with Speedland athlete and record-breaking elite runner Liz Canty, these SL:HSV trail sneakers are built for performance. The precise fit offered by the proprietary PerformFit Wrap by BOA Li2 System makes trail running safer and more comfortable. BOA laces stay snugly in place and don’t leave dangling loose ends. Altogether, the sneakers are light but sturdy, supportive and responsive. Speedland’s co-founders, Dave …