Scientists have an answer, but photographers know the real reason.
Selvedge went from being esoteric to a full-blown trend.
The number of rings on the headphone jack matters a lot.
The little V at the neck of your favorite sweatshirt has a long history and it’s more than just for looks.
What's the real deal with the extra nylon fold on the back of these things, and does it really keep your watch more secure?
The answer: history.
The ability to stop the seconds hand of a watch has a critical purpose.
And what on earth is a 45-minute counter used for?
The jeans you’re wearing right now have a curious feature you might have wondered about.
The Synchilla Snap-T Fleece Pullover is one of Patagonia's most iconic products, and it has a little-known quirk.
The 12-hour bezel provides a stupidly simple way to track a second time zone without shelling out for a dedicated travel watch.
Traditional watches paved the way for today's wearable tech in more ways than you think.