Latest Shoelaces Stories

2014-07-16 23:05:23

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Magic Grip Shoe Strings, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 "After suffering a stroke I lost the use of my left arm, which made it difficult to tie my shoelaces," said an inventor from Yipsilanti, Mich. "I figured that there needed to be an ergonomic device that made this task easier for people in my position." He then created a prototype of an invention idea. The MAGIC GRIP SHOE...

2014-04-07 08:31:46

Tiny product making huge impact on the lives of kids and adults who struggle to tie their shoes. ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off of its recent appearance on the hit ABC Television show Shark Tank, where the company landed multi-billionaire Mark Cuban as an investor, U-Lace is finding that its Sneaker Customizing Laces are a lot more than just a fashion product for customizing sneakers. In the four weeks since appearing on the show, U-Lace has shipped...

2014-03-03 08:27:52

Chris Capel - Dorito's Crash the Super Bowl Top 5 Finalist Teams up with U-Lace Sneaker Customizing Laces to produce break-out U-Lace commercial. ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Lace Sneaker Customizing Laces announces the release of its new TV-ready commercial spot produced by 2014 'Dorito's Crash the Super Bowl' Ad Contest Top-5 finalist Chris Capel. Capel, who produced the spot 'Office Thief' for the 'Dorito's Crash the SuperBowl' Ad Contest has garnered well...

Nike May Be Planning Back To The Future Power Laces
2014-02-17 03:58:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nike has announced plans to make the self-tying shoes featured in Back to the Future Part II a reality, as designer Tinker Hatfield has confirmed that the company will release a new pair of sneakers featuring the so-called “power laces” made famous by Michael J. Fox’s character Marty McFly in the 1989 film. The announcement comes three years after the shoe company initially released a product based on the shoes worn by...

Tomorrow’s Materials And Photonic Devices Produced By Using Möbius Strip To Tie Liquid Crystal In Knots
2013-08-20 11:10:08

University of Warwick University of Warwick scientists have shown how to tie knots in liquid crystals using a miniature Möbius strip made from silica particles. By tying substances like this in knots, the researchers hope to understand how their intricate configurations and unique properties can be harnessed in the next generation of advanced materials and photonic devices. Liquid crystal is an essential material in modern life – the flat panel displays on our computers, TVs and...

2013-06-06 23:01:28

Offers $20 Off Gifts for Dad with Code 20GIFT Online and In-Stores Merrimack, NH (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Long known as the “Dad Store” at the mall, specialty retailer Brookstone is making things official today by launching “The Dad Store” Father´s Day Gift Campaign. The innovative retailer and product development company offers selections both in stores and via Brookstone.com sure to be the best fit for every kind of Dad. To ensure your dad loves this year´s...

2012-12-04 05:02:09

SlackLace, the elastic shoelace everyone needs, has had a massively successful fall and are gearing up for a huge 2013. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 SlackLace has seen their online sales triple from September to November. They are gaining more retail stores every month and just launched SlackLace on Amazon. SlackLace has been busy at running expositions throughout the summer and fall and are excited to be attending the running event (TRE) in Austin, Texas, December 3-6, 2012 as...

2008-08-07 09:00:41

By Art Marroquin Performing a barefoot strip tease at security checkpoints may become a thing of the past as federal authorities prepare for summertime tests at Los Angeles International Airport on a pair of new machines that scan shoes for explosives. The PassPort scanners, manufactured by government contractor L-3 Communications, will determine whether travelers are hiding bombs in their footwear. Data collected from the tests at LAX will be used to evaluate whether the technology...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'