Netflix Created Socks That Pause Your Show When You Fall Asleep

Talia Aroshas
Talia Aroshas is a Capricorn semi vegetarian who obtained her master’s degree in the art of coat checking after four years of intense study at NYC’s mostly highly regarded titty bar. Here, she double majored in high-brow sarcasm, and graduated with honors in pungent irony. As a result, she is fluent in both languages. All coats aside, after two years as Editor in Chief of one of NYC’s leading nightlife blogs, Talia realized her greatest passion to be music and is very excited to be heading 20something’s Create vertical, mostly for the free concert access it will get her. Follow her on Instagram on all her music adventures @gangsta_rap.

Have you ever been  in a mid-Netflix binge, snuggled warm beneath your blanket and thought to yourself: “Damn, if I start one more episode, I might fall asleep. I also might not. I wish there was a way Netflix could detect whether or not I’ve foraged into nap world and immediately pause the show so I don’t have to risk losing my place”…?

Enter: Netflix socks. The perfect stocking stuffer for the holiday.

By using a “sleep detection system on a popular method called actigraphy,” the DYI foot mittens trigger “a signal to your TV that pauses Netflix” when your ass hasn’t moved in a suspiciously long time. That sounds like the greatest seventh grade science project like, ever.

Detailed instructions on how to knit your Netflix socks can be found here. 

Because only Netflix could make knitting cool.

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