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stairs

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A2B Alva+ electric bicycle

With 500W of electric assistance, the A2B Alva+ is an effortlessly quick commuter, but its cumbersome weight can be a problem when dismounted.

December 13, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 13, 2013

MSRP: $3,400.00

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See this ingenious way to turn stairs into a playground

Imagine being able to unfurl a specially designed set of foam mats and take a ride down your stairs. That's the idea behind SlideRider.

By May 20, 2014

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Endless Stair: Like stepping into an Escher painting

Call it a stairway to heaven. A towering temporary installation now on display in front of London's Tate Modern is made up of a series of interlocking staircases that veer left and right.

By September 23, 2013

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Skateboard down stairs with the Stair Rover

One designer tackles the challenge of descending stairs on a skateboard by creating an eight-wheeled device that glides down steps smoothly.

By June 29, 2012

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Stair-climbing wheelchair turns wheels into legs

Japanese researchers roll out a sensor-packed wheelchair that can climb over obstacles and turn a circle in tight spaces.

By October 15, 2012

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Stairs and ramps can no longer save you from robots

Beware, humans! German researchers figure out how to teach humanoid robots to autonomously climb stairs and descend ramps.

By July 26, 2012

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The Fun Theory: Treadmill race track, piano stairs, and more

New Web site creates a competition based on the notion that the easiest way to improve human behavior (i.e. exercise, recycle, etc.) is to make engaging in that behavior fun.

By November 11, 2009

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Wearables: Moving beyond fitness

CNET's Brian Cooley explains why the fitness bands that measure our stairs, steps, and sleep will soon be joined by devices that measure blood sugar, gait, and muscle tone.

By May 13, 2014

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Fitbit to strengthen offerings with new fitness band -- report

The Fitbit Force will come with an altimeter and "Floors" feature to let folks know how many flights of stairs they've climbed.

By October 2, 2013

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Kevin Rose raccoon-tossing meme taking flight

The brief clip of the Digg founder tossing a raccoon down a flight of stairs has received millions of views -- and the amusing-GIF treatment.

By July 22, 2013