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Virtual Hugging Vest: Pretend That You Have Human Contact

Professor Dzmitry Tsetserukou at the Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan developed the iFeel_IM, a virtual hugging vest that simulates your social life,eliminatingall need for human contact period. The iFeel adds a human touch to online chat, simulating heartbeats, warm feelings, butterflies in your belly and the chill of fear. The setup resembles the straps of a backpack which contains sensors, ...

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WTF? LOL! Get Your OMFG Here!

Are you proud of yourinternet vernacular? Whoever is responsible for this “advertisement,” you have me SMH. While it might be totally SFW, FWIW, this seems like a mighty waste of time. Take thatEnglish language! Link [via]

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Whose Twitter Followers Are More Stupid? Stupid Fight Has the Answer

While the answer is likely very clear on whether the followers of the CERN or followers of Justin Bieber are, in general, smarter, what about a comparison that’s slightly more oblique. Let’s say, Justin Bieber followers vs Ashton Kutcherfollowers. Stupid Fight is a web app which tells you exactly which group of followers is more stupid. But how exactly do ...

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Social Networking Mouse Pads Remind You To Update Your Status

Not that you need any help to further your procrastination, but these Social Networking Mouse Pads, inspired by the design of Facebook and Twitter, will never let you forget your favorite social network. In other words, plan to never get another shred of work done, ever. But the creators of these pads have added a dose of wit to their ...

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Anti-Farmville T-Shirt Proclaims Your Hate For All Things Farm Related

We’ve seen a shirt in the past which proclaimed the same message, but never quite so blunt and in your face as this rendition of the same idea. Of course, if you were practical you’d just block all Farmville notifications, which really is simple enough, and call it a day. But I guess we all need something to rebel against. ...

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The Arithmetic of the Internet

No variables here. Just straight up basic arithmetic solves the mathematicalquandariesof the interwebz. Linking the influences that make the internet such asmorgasbordof valuable real estate and endless content. Where do we fit into all of this? Free hugs to the person who can come up with the correct equation for Gearfuse. More after the j + ump!

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LOLcat Trading Cards: I Can Haz Tap?

I was a huge Magic: The Gathering nerd for the majority of my early-teenage years. I dabbled in other trading card games, including my short-lived Star Wars trading card phase, but Magic was always the one that stuck around. Flickr user Ochre Jelly attempts to enter his contribution to the modern trading card gaming world with LOLcat trading cards, a ...

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Incognito Iris Goes Undercover on the Internet’s Chatroulette Website

Our very own knitting queen Incognito Iris went undercover on the Internet’s Chatroulette.com webpage. Disguised as an everyday teenaged girl, Iris took to the “world wide web” to investigate what the allure of the Internet is to the youth of the world, the future generation of Gearfuse Knitting Circle members! As you can see from the above photograph, the youngin’ ...

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If Internet Browsers Were Forms of Transportation

It’s funny cuz it’s true. I’m a Chrome user myself. Pretty much exclusively for the past six months or so. And while it’s very speedy, it does have some buggy issues. Particularly the Mac beta. But I’ll throw them a bone here and give ’em the old Gearfuse stamp of approval. Link

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Internet Explorer Voodoo Doll

With the ever-expanding usage of Google Chrome and with Firefox still chugging along, voodoo was probably the last thing that Internet Explorer needed. IE needs all the help it can get, but it certainly isn’t getting it from this follower of voodoo, who apparently is not a happy camper. This is what happens when you make a browser that has ...

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