My friend, Steve, presented me with a pair of gloves and I absolutely love it!
Now living in Minneapolis, gloves go beyond just being an accessory for me. However, gloves restrict the use of touch-screen devices like the iPhone. The capacitive touch-screen in the phone relies on the conductive properties of the human body. Gloves insulate the conductivity of your body, thereby making it impossible to use your touch-screen phone when wearing gloves.
So, I was very excited to find out that the gloves that were gifted to me are touch screen compatible. These gloves use conductive thread to mimic the conductive properties of the human hand.
Now I can unlock my phone, text, and make a call when I am outside and not freeze! I am not sure whether this will work in really extreme weather conditions but it is great for now.
This is what I call human factors in every day life!