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iCandy: Tech for the Hands, Eyes, and Body

Touch and see what isn’t really there

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Photo: Rex Features/AP Photo
Now adults don’t have to feel awkward about joining in the fun at the playground. This gym at Shaw Park in Hull, England, installed by the Great Outdoor Gym Company, includes a standard fitness bike, a recumbent bike, a bike that’s pedaled by hand, and a cross-training station. Best of all, it’s usable 24/7 because the equipment harnesses the energy that users exert and converts it to electricity to light up the gym at night.

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