Category: Shoes

Their Shoes Washing Up On Beaches

Their Shoes Washing Up On Beaches

August 6, 2018 By michael

There have been various suggestions put forward to explain the gruesome discoveries, which have in some cases fallen into urban legend. One of the most popular is that the feet are all that are left after their owners have been “disappeared” by local gangsters. Another is that they are the result of a fairly prolific

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Function analysis of human-like mechanical foot

July 15, 2018 By michael

In this research, we focused on the degrees-of-freedom for robot foot mechanism. To realize the functions of human locomotion on biped robots, we should know the fundamental aspects of human foot mechanisms through intensive observations of human locomotion. We proposed a novel mechanical shoe with 2-DOF toe parts, which move independently and are able to

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Function analysis of human-like mechanical foot
Walking the Walk With a Professional Shoe

Walking the Walk With a Professional Shoe

June 7, 2018 By michael

WHEN I CALL ADA HOPKINS to talk about shoes, I’m a little embarrassed to tell her what’s on my feet: mangled rubber soles, a synthetic leather upper groaning at the seams, a vamp crusty with salt and road grime. Hopkins suggests a quick rinse with vinegar and water. “This is not a conservation suggestion,” she says,

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