“If you can’t be with all your loved ones this holiday season, you soon may be able to send them a hug or a hearty handshake over the Internet.
And we’re not talking about a text-based emoticon. We’re talking a bona-fide squeeze-and-be-squeezed-back hug.”*
Microsoft has patented a battery powered pillow that helps people hug long distance. But can it be used for other things too? Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss the device.
*Read more from Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-patents-long-distance-handshakes-and-hugs-2012-12#ixzz2GU3IxDFc
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