Self-repairing shoes may be a reality thanks to 3D-printed rubber

Shoes will invariably wear out with enough use, but scientists might have found a way to delay the shopping trip for their replacements. A USC team has created a self-healing 3D-printed rubber that could be ideal for footwear, tires and even soft robotics. The effort involves 3D printing the material with photopolymerization (solidifying a resin […]

RT reporter Peter Oliver injured by rubber bullet while covering Yellow Vest protests in Paris

Peter Oliver, a correspondent for RT, has been hit by a rubber bullet while covering the Yellow Vest protests in Paris. Twelve RT journalists were injured over the three weeks of covering protest in France. Read more It comes as the French capital continues to endure its third weekend of violent protests, with RT France […]

England players prepare for World Cup semi-final with bizarre rubber chicken training game

Gareth Southgate’s side play in the biggest game of their lives on Wednesday night when they face Croatia for a place in the World Cup final. And Southgate had his England players warming up for today’s training session by playing a possession game of ‘keep the chicken’. Harry Kane and co can be seen throwing […]

This electric rubber dinghy that can be assembled in minutes is a fisherman’s dream

The GoBoat is an electric dinghy that folds away and only weighs 26 kilograms. The GoBoat is made of easy to assemble plastic parts and requires no tools to build. It can be used for fishing or sight-seeing and can be launched directly from the shore.   The GoBoat is a portable dinghy that can be […]

Gucci is selling a rubber ice bucket that costs as much as 1,000 bags of ice

Farfetch Gucci has launched a $ 949 (£675) rubber tote bag that would double up as a great ice bucket. It has the same value as almost 1,000 bags of ice. It’s made of 100% rubber. Have you ever looked disdainfully at your lacklustre ice bucket, wishing it could add a little pizzazz to the […]

A ton of couples are skipping the fancy wedding rings and opting for these $20 rubber bands instead — here’s why

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Qalo Instagram Traditional wedding rings can no longer keep up with the active lifestyles of many couples, leading them to seek other options that can still show […]

Ballot box seizures & rubber bullets: Catalonian referendum in 10 powerful videos

Published time: 2 Oct, 2017 00:47 Edited time: 2 Oct, 2017 02:30 Whatever the legal outcome of the Catalonian referendum, the pro-independence side scored a decisive public victory on October 1, as instantly-iconic images contrasted their passion against the combative nature of the uniformed federal government enforcers. LIVE UPDATES: Catalonia votes for independence amid violent […]