Stinkhole Becomes Super-Pool with a Splash of Pink in Paris

Public pools in disrepair are sad to see and even grosser to go into. Atlas Sports Center was one such rundown, '70s-era relic in Paris—a grubby stinkhole that had seen better days—but local firm Yoonseux Architectes transformed it into an ultra-modern spot to strip down and do a few laps (if you're not doing… »11/13/13 4:20pm11/13/13 4:20pm

Prospot Fusion Home Gym Combines the Tedium of Exercise With the Excitement Of Watching Things On a TV

As you can tell by our headshots, the only way most of the editors here at Giz would exercise is if you stuck a TV onto gym equipment. Good news! That's exactly what Prospot did with their Fusion HG6. The base unit costs $4699 and looks quite sturdy and useful on its own, but coupled with the on-board media center… »8/07/08 3:20pm8/07/08 3:20pm

Medimo's Vein Reader Gym Machines Lets You Work Your Pinkie to the Max

Japanese company Fukui has unveiled 12 gym machines with finger-vein readers, which adjust the settings of the fitness equipment automatically for regular users. Costing around $17,000 each, the gear can be hooked up to a remote server to update gym bunnies' stats—calorie consumption and current exercise regime—with… »2/20/08 6:48am2/20/08 6:48am