When you hear the term 'traction' you immediately think of someone lying in a hospital bed rigged up to a complicated pulley system that's yanking them in every direction. But the SuperTrac recliner takes a far comfier approach to stretching your spine.
Some sciences prove that everything you know is wrong. Physics doesn't. It just proves that everything you know is relative. A good example of this is the motion of the wheel. Although it was one of humankind's earliest machines, it still has some tricks up its sleeve.
Bless Skymall and its world of wonderful and strangely fascinating gizmos for bringing us this: the portable neck traction device, supposed to help relieve tight muscles and "joint and nerve pressure." Simply place around your neck (that's a worrying start, if you ask me) and "pump the inflation bulb until you feel a…