The history of the treadmill reveals that it was basically a torture device

The treadmill is a time stopping torture machine that was made to remind us all of how we’ll never be in as good a shape as we want to be and how we’ll never be even half way good at estimating how many minutes have passed. And it’s okay because treadmills were basically made to exploit and torture prisoners into… »9/22/15 9:30pm9/22/15 9:30pm


Watch all these dogs run on their dog treadmills in their dog gym

Sometimes when you have a lot of dogs, they don't all get the exercise they need. Not these dogs though, they get to use these sweet dog treadmills at their outdoor dog gym. So even though there's a lot of dogs, they all get to be active. Well, most of them. The dog on the left is just out for a relaxing stroll. »5/23/14 12:12am5/23/14 12:12am

Seeing a cat walk on a treadmill chasing food basically sums up life

Seeing a smart cat walk on a treadmill to its plate of food tickles me more than it should. I scream out aww under my constant laughter. I must be a bad person. But let's be honest. Metaphorically, we've all been this cat before. We've seen our goal but we kept walking in place not knowing how to get there. Literally… »3/14/14 11:13pm3/14/14 11:13pm

Treadmills Used to Play WoW (Verdict: Even Usain Bolt Couldn't Cut It as a Blood Elf)

Most avid World of Warcraft »8/25/08 9:00pm8/25/08 9:00pm players don't wonder too much about what it would be like to truly run as often and as far as their avatars, because a.) that sounds hard and b.) they're too busy wondering would it would be like to run . Nonetheless, some crafty young ers managed to hook up a couple of treadmills and…

VR Treadmill Makes Running Indoors Feel Like Running Outdoors

This extremely fancy treadmill puts in a whole lot of effort to make you feel like you're running outside when you, in actuality, aren't. While it'd be easy to cynically joke about how people hate the sun so much that they're devising ways to pretend to run outside, this is clearly designed for physical therapy in… »7/28/08 6:20pm7/28/08 6:20pm

AquaCiser Either World's Deepest Hot Tub or Sinking Row-Boat Simulator

Wave at the world's deepest hot tub, the AquaCiser. Wave quickly, because that guy looks like he is going down with his monoreme. The manufacturer, Ferno Performance Pools, claims that you can do triathlon training without even leaving the comfort of your own home—if cycling round the utility room is your bag, that… »3/19/08 7:37am3/19/08 7:37am

Water Resistance Treadmill Combines Running, Swimming and Hot Tubs

Here's a practical design: the Hydro Physio Lifestyle Water Resistance Treadmill (believe it or not, that's the short version of the name). It combines the water resistance of swimming with the monotony of running to create a really strange form of exercise. The water level can be adjusted so it focuses on different… »12/03/07 2:45pm12/03/07 2:45pm

Netrunner Allows You to Use Your Laptop While Jogging

The Netrunner is a device that allows you to affix your laptop to a treadmill — and I don't think I need to tell you why this idea falls short of genius (although I will anyway). I'll admit, they had me with the ability to play DVDs. I can see how that could be useful in certain situations. But if you can surf the web… »11/07/07 9:00pm11/07/07 9:00pm