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Wall Climbing Treadmill

In another expression of the Sisyphean human condition, you can now climb up a wall and never reach the top. The Treadwall offers a 4-foot wide climbing surface and angles to +5 or -20 degrees. Product Page and Article -via OhGizmo!

How Much Money Is in that Stack of Cash on Breaking Bad?

If you saw the episode in question, then you know that the characters didn’t bother counting it to find out. But this stack ofmoney, shown above, has maximum and minumum values that can be determined by the estimated dimensionsof the stack. Since the midseason finale, all kinds of people have tried their thumb at counting [...]

What Is It? game 236

Once again, it’s time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you tell us what this thing is? Or make a wild guess? Give us your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you’d like. Post no URLs or weblinks, [...]

Lean with It

Paul Octavious’s series Lean with It shows people leaning parallel to trees that have grown at angles. I agree with Christopher Jobson, who suspects that the human subjects are actually falling. Link -via Colossal

Extreme Pogo Stick

(YouTube link) These guys take extreme risks with pogo sticks, doing things I would never endorse -but I will watch! They were filmed over several month’s time by GoPro cameras from various angles. The result is entertaining, but maybe should carry a vertigo warning. -via BroBible

Interesting Modern Bank Designs

Typically a stolid brick-and-mortar institution, these new architectural designs (some built, some in progress) are taking banking to a new level of cool. From Tokyo to Oslo (my favorite), these banks incorporate open planning, natural light, cool angles and plenty of interest. (See what I did there?) The full gallery of the 13 coolest modern [...]

"Bias of Thoughts" Bookshelf

Designer John Leung from ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects presents the “Bias of Thoughts” Bookshelf. How does this illusion work? You can figure it out by seeing pictures of the bookshelf from different angles and a video as well at the Neatorama Spotlight Blog. Link