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They know when you are sleeping—Netflix launches socks that sense when you’ve dozed off

By Stephanie Liverani / December 23, 2015

Netflix has a technical solution to a very fundamental problem. The brand recently launched a kit for ambitious do-it-yourselfers to assemble their own pair of socks that detect when you’ve fallen asleep and pause your program so you don’t miss any of the action.

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Who needs a whiteboard when you can build a ‘lightboard’?

By Stephanie Liverani / June 5, 2015

An educator at Northwestern is flipping things around—he’s ditching the traditional whiteboard in favor of an ultra-clear glass “lightboard” that he stands behind to draw while facing students.

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Weekend warriors: DIY piezo speed belt with LED display makes runners safer, shinier

By Jessica McMathis / April 11, 2014

A light-up speed belt with a built-in piezo vibration sensor detects your pace and keeps you safe during your dawn-to-dusk runs.

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