Layer’s smart Move seating for Airbus adapts to the passengers needs

Layer's smart Move seating for Airbus adapts to the passengers needs

Layer has developed a smart textile for use in Airbus‘ economy class seating, which would allow passengers to monitor and control their seat conditions using their phone.

The seating concept, called Move, is designed to improve the experience of economy class on short to mid-haul flights.

Currently in the prototype stage, each chair is made up of a knitted, one-piece sling seat secured over a lightweight perforated composite frame.

Layer's smart Move seating for Airbus adapts to the passengers needs

Digitally knitted from a polyester wool blend with an integrated conductive yarn, the smart seat cover is connected to a series of sensors that detect both the passenger’s body and the conditions of their chair. Continue reading

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55-Year-Old Body Builder Hailed as “Real-Life Master Roshi” for His Impressive Physique

Nhon Ly, a 55-year-old Vietnamese-born professional bodybuilder from California has been dubbed the “real-life Master Roshi” for his uncanny resemblance to the popular Dragon Ball Z anime character.

Ly certainly doesn’t look like your typical 55-year-old man. In fact, he looks a lot better than most guys in their 20s, with his lean, toned muscles and youthful attitude. But he’s definitely not the only ripped 50-something man in the world. What really sets Nhon Ly apart from all the rest is his uncanny resemblance to Dragon Ball Z character Master Roshi, aka the Turtle Hermit, in his “final form”. And he apparently liked the comparison so much that he even set his Instagram handle as @master_roshi_real_life. Continue reading

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Sandwich and lunch items playfully deconstructed on lunch trays

Created for The Daily Share, artist David Schwen took a minimalist approach to a unique project, deconstructing popular sandwiches and lunch items and photographing them.

Using standard school lunch trays, Schwen’s photos show a how-to approach at five popular meals: a burger, pizza, hotdog, reuben, and taco. Each image shows the necessary ingredients for the dish organized into individual parts of the tray. The photos were shown on Instagram. No matter which meal is your favorite, each image has a bit of nostalgia with the bright colors and classic school lunch items. Continue reading

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