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In the blink of an eye, episode one of a Netflix series can turn into episode 20 if you've fallen asleep at the remote. To help combat this, Netflix has developed a pair of knitted socks you can make yourself that automatically pause your show when they detect you've nodded off.
It's a bold claim, but a Japanese company called Terumo claims to have developed a special type of sock that can stop shuffling seniors from tripping over low obstacles like rugs or the edge of carpets. The secret is a custom sewing technique that causes the wearer to feel an upward pull on the front of their feet, which in turn helps shift their center of gravity back towards their heels, improving balance.
Plain white socks these are not. The Atlas sock is a performance dress sock made from cotton, polyester and carbonised coffee. Carbonised coffee? Yes, it helps filter and absorb sweat and odour. Even more, the sock uses strain analysis, pressure mapping and thermal imaging to create something ridiculously comfortable.