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News of the Day T-Shirt

current affairs has now become more fashionable
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Every morning, pop down to the local newsagent and pick up the front page of the day's newspaper - but printed on the front of a t-shirt!

Wear your new outfit to work/school/gym etc and impress all around with your up to date knowledge of what's happening in the world.

Using a photo-emulsion screenprinting technique or even digitally printed to fabric, you can start this unique business from an interestingly painted stand in your local newsagent or shopping mall.

Home kits can be distributed so that customers may make their own News of the Day Apparel in their very own home/cell/caravan etc.

Great conversation starter.

benfrost, Dec 28 2008

CNN t-shirt archive http://www.cnn.com/tshirt/archive/
Supports printing headlines of CNN articles (or, at least at one time, anything you patch into the URL) onto t-shirts. No fancy changable information, though. [jutta, Dec 28 2008]

(?) Miners alive. Correction: They're dead. Sorry. http://sticksoffire...spaper-corrections/
It is the policy this newspaper to perpetuate all errors of fact. [Amos Kito, Dec 28 2008]

Talk2MyShirt http://www.talk2mys...m/blog/archives/328
For many people print has become archaic. Several years ago people started coming up with wearable clothing that included light emitting diodes which allowed the wearer to provide a changeable and customized message. Why not design an interface that allowed today's headlines to be downloaded directly to the T-shirt and skip the printer? [jurist, Dec 30 2008]

(?) The Onion http://store.theoni...om/prints-c-32.html
I immediately thought of the Man on Moon headline as a t-shirt... [Jinbish, Jan 03 2009]


       No news is good news.
Spacecoyote, Dec 28 2008

       "Man wearing the news about a News T shirt wearing man being shot was shot today" Read all about it on today's T shirt.
xenzag, Dec 28 2008

       ...what happens tomorrow? just old news?
xandram, Dec 28 2008

       //what happens tomorrow?//
Dewey wins!
Amos Kito, Dec 28 2008

       Seems like an awful lot of wasted shirts would line the streets. Can they be "recyclable" with the addition of a special solvent for removing the last day's ink?   

       Now, what am I going to use to wash my car? I used to use old shirts to clean the body, and old newspapers to clean the windows...
ye_river_xiv, Dec 29 2008

       Would there be a changing room at the news stand? Would the news be upside down so the wearer could read his own shirt, or would he have to read the shirts of others?
ldischler, Dec 29 2008

       Coming soon: "That top is *so* last year!"
4whom, Dec 29 2008

       Gonna have to print it upside down so that I can read it.
Noexit, Dec 29 2008

       What about a plastic covered pouch with flexi-plasma insert? Or is the point that news is as disposable asthe shirt?
ricchris, Dec 29 2008

       The quality of the shirt should correlate with the editorial quality of the newspaper. For example, the local paper where I live would be "printed" with spraypaint on a burlap potato bag converted into a shirt.
Spacecoyote, Dec 29 2008

       Mine would be sharpie on KFC take out bag!
ricchris, Dec 30 2008

       And the New York times would be pencil on two pieces of month-old newspaper stapled together to form a shirt...
ye_river_xiv, Dec 30 2008

       No, that's the Californian.
Spacecoyote, Dec 30 2008

       Greasy oil-change fingers smeared on a napkin?
ricchris, Dec 30 2008

       "How many times do I have to tell you to keep your fish'n chips out of my shirt?"   

       Are the shirts bleachable and recyclable? Or, even better, exchangeable nex tmorning for a freshly laundered headline? Not sure I still want to wear a shirt that proclaims "Dewey Wins!".
jurist, Jan 02 2009

       Exchangeable would be better. A special dry cleaming process could erase the old news, and cut down on materials costs.
ye_river_xiv, Jan 03 2009

       I'd let someone paint me with a white roller.
ricchris, Jan 04 2009


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