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Netflix made socks that pause your movie when you fall asleep

Netflix made socks that pause your movie when you fall asleep

From the people who brought you the Netflix Switch comes a cozy idea for the Christmas season. If you're a hardcore Netflix watcher, and an even more hardcore do-it-yourselfer, get out your tools and prepare to never sleep through your favorite TV show or movie again.

Netflix is having some fun with its subscribers, particularly those who seriously binge watch. Say you're a fan of "Orange is the New Black," "Master of None," or "Marvel's Jessica Jones," you know how it goes.

One minute, you're hunkered down for a weekend of nothing but Season 1, Episode 1 until the very last episode. You've got your lights dimmed, your phone's off and pizza's on its way, thanks to the Netflix Switch.

But the next thing you know, Season 1, Episode 1 blurs into Episode Who Knows What? Your binge viewing turned into a long nap.

To help out, Netflix has issued instructions to create Netflix Socks. These socks include an accelerator sensor that'll detect if you fall asleep.

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