The vibram five fingers are a novelty shoe that is widely used by barefoot runners to mimic the action of running barefoot, but still afford some protection to the foot from the environment. Curated Resources: http://www.barefootrunningshoesstore.com/vibram-fivefingers/4/ http://www.barefootrunningshoesstore.net/ http://mymarathonattempt.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/vibram-five-fingers/ http://www.toningshoestoday.com/vibram-five-fingers-class-action-suit/33/ http://www.runresearchjunkie.com/update-on-the-vibram-fivefingers-class-action/ http://podiapaedia.org/wiki/sports-medicine/individual-sports/running/running-shoes/vibram-five-fingers/ http://www.podiatryonline.tv/vibram-five-fingers.htm http://www.podiatryexperts.net/question/115/Vibram-Five-Fingers http://www.podiatrybooks.co.uk/vibram/192/