Passing the Time on the Treadmill
We all hate the Rubber Band of Doom, but it is inevitable that all of us will spend at least some time this winter on a treadmill. And rather than dwell on the unfortunate situation, we have conjured all sorts of diversions to occupy our attention while traversing the eternal belt. I’m pretty sure CNN’s ratings would plummet if we had a nationwide treadmill shutdown, not to mention the effect on earbud manufacturers.
Some intrepid souls have tried reading while running, which is ineffective as well as motion-sickness-inducing. But now a group of inventors have come up with a solution – the Run-N-Read. Here is their promo video.
You’re out of luck if you still live in the Stone Age and read books on paper, but for everyone else it should be a welcome distraction. Now if they came up with something that allows you to write while running, I might be able to spend the entire day on the treadmill. Yay?