You know what's creepy?
A vest that gives you a squeeze every time you get a "like" on Facebook.
So, why does this thing actually exist?
Blame it on the bored researchers over at the MIT Media Lab who thought it would be fun if you could get a hug whenever someone likes that silly picture of a cat wearing human clothes that you just posted on your timeline. The Like-A-Hug also allows the wearer to send a hug back when the wearer squeezes and deflates the vest.
Temple Grandin hug theory or not, we're fans of getting our hugs in person, so if you're trying to figure out what to buy Team Glittarazzi for the holidays ... this is definitely not it!
Learn more about the Like-A-Hug, here.
DiD yOu KnOw? ... Temple Grandin -- a well-known American doctor of animal science -- discovered in her research that the sensation of being squeezed helps calm down people who are hyper-sensitive, specifically those with autism spectrum disorders. It's pretty fascinating stuff and, you can read more about it, here.
Video: Cat mom hugs baby kitten
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