Wearable X Expands Their Smart Yoga Gear Collection

Four new designs and a men's range now funding on Kickstarter

After a successful launch last year, NYC-based start-up Wearable X is expanding its collection of smart yoga apparel—debuting a men’s line and four new designs on Kickstarter today. With woven-in technology, Wearable X’s washable apparel styles (including the original Nadi X leggings) identify the yoga moves the wearer is attempting. Through sensors, a paired iPhone app and a device called The Pulse (that attaches to …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Secret lives of tattoos, the underbelly of an iceberg, celebrating women artists and more in our look around the web

1. Celebrating Artists on International Women’s Day While we shouldn’t only celebrate women artists one day of the year, It’s Nice That is showcasing the work (and thoughts) of an all-star-cast of women artists for IWD 2018. Working with various styles and mediums, articles include “words of wisdom from stage designer and visual artist Es Devlin; a rare interview with The Smiling Sun creator Anne …

Ping Pong at the New York Philharmonic

Pairing sound from a US National Table Tennis champion face-off with a full symphony, the New York Times has made a captivating and supremely dramatic 90-second video. Taking place at the New York Philharmonic, the ping pong battle involves items other than paddles, including a drum and chalice. The two Olympic-level athletes participated in this staged concerto, set up on a raised stage, with two …

Previewing the 2018 Winter Olympics’ Holland Heineken House

Why the Dutch organize a national house open to the public for every Games

There are fewer than 100 days to go until the opening ceremonies at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium in South Korea—the second time the country has hosted the Olympics, with the last being back in Seoul in 1988. There will be 102 medals up for grabs in winter sports, from luge to the fastest non-mechanical sport in the world, speed skating. And if you’re a Dutch fan …