Artificial turf. Such a polarizing statement, but one that isn’t void of plenty of art and science to make it happen. I looked into what makes artificial turf a growing choice for fields for Sports Illustrated, explaining how the turf gets made. Take a look via my SI article here.
The story of the Mongolian goat herder just gives a fun little spark to Patagonia’s sustainable story, the story that tells about how Patagonia is using materials that matter when creating a new line of product. Read about this new line and how/why Patagonia made it happen via my Sports Illustrated article here.
LSU’s Tiger Stadium started as dorms. Then it became the home to night football. Check out the latest in my Sports Illustrated series, all about Tiger Stadium, with this link.
When Kevin Durant goes on the road this season he’ll wear this KD7 from Nike. Check out more via my Sports Illustrated post here.
Buttons that move the desk up and down, that is. The latest offering from Ikea gives us a hybrid stand/sit desk adjustable with buttons. Check out my latest from Popular Mechanics here.
Hunter Pence has some funky movements associated with his swing. But he also has some crazy-fast science to go with it. I explore his swing for Sports Illustrated. Check out my SI post here.
Swing like the pros (or at least know what the pros swing like). An update to the Zepp Labs sensor and app lets users get even greater detail on their swing and a new partnership with the MLB Players Association allows users compare their swing to professional players. Learn about the science and the update via my Sports Illustrated article here.
Finely tuning goggle optics for the perfect experience takes a different tact depending on the environment. Oakley has debuted new Prizm lenses for its snow category, bringing a completely new optic technology to the goggle. Learn more about the process via my Sports Illustrated post here.
Yes, stunning artwork taken underwater with a desktop scanner. It may sound crazy, but it also sounds like art. Read about this technology and how it has gone where we never believed it could (or should) via my Popular Mechanics post here.
Nike knows air. The company always has. Check out the evolution of its Nike Zoom Air, including redefining the Lebron 12 basketball shoe. Read about it via my Sports Illustrated article here.