Why bother with stairs and cutbacks when you've got ramps like these! Our friends at Oobject.com have 18 examples of these spectacular spiraling inclines.
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The Vikersundbakken, a 440-foot record-setting ski ramp, opened this week in southern Norway. It didn't take long for someone to put it to good use: earlier today, 25-year-old ski flyer Johan Remen Evensen set the world record with a mind-boggling 797 foot jump. Good thing he stuck the landing. [Wired]
As a kid, I was obsessed with Pee-wee's Playhouse. As an adult (at least according to my pricey movie stubs), my refined tastes would prefer The Ramp House, a "skateable habitat."