Tech Tuesday: Rock Climbing at home…YES, it’s possible

M/I Homes Tech TuesdayIt is all uphill from here with Brewers Ledge Inc.’s Treadwall M4 – a vertical treadmill for rock climbers! The climbing area stands at about 10′x 4′, and can be adjusted from +5 to -20 degrees to simulate ledges. The speed can be varied depending on level of expertise. Compact and constantly moving, the Treadwall offers unlimited climbing hold configurations, and can be set for simple or difficult terrain. (read more)

source: inhabitat


Since the Oceans are rising at a rapid pace…

Underwater Sculpture
Via Inhabitat: The world’s oceans are in trouble. The recently released Ocean Health Index gives our oceans an overall score of 60 on a scale of 0 to 100 – that’s not good. Once thriving, clean, and full of spectacular marine life, the oceans are now full of pesticides, plastic trash, and oil.Like canaries in the coal mine, coral reefs have already begun to suffer the consequences of human carelessness. Rather than become worried or depressed, artist and underwater naturalist Jason deCaires Taylor has created a series of surreal underwater houses that will serve as artificial reefs to give ocean creatures a fighting chance.(read more here)


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