Chicago's Willis (formerly "Sears") Tower is one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world — and yesterday it was scaled by amputee/bionic-badass Zac Vawter.
Seeing a lightning bolt flash before your eyes can be both awe-inspiring and terrifying. Watching this 1/16th-speed clip of it simultaneously striking three of Chicago's tallest buildings fills me with so much terror there's no room left for awe. [LikeCool]
Who would want to refinish the iconic Sears Tower—the nation's tallest building clad in classic black—to Toyota Prius, gaudy hubcap, old fillings, generic cheap electronic silver? Unfortunately, it's the owners.