Video: When you see these climbers reach the top of Lotte World Tower, a 555m-tall tower that's the tallest building in South Korea and taller than One World Trade Center in New York, there's an ever so brief moment of peace. Wow, things look great from up here! And then it's back to the stress of watching someone do something as foolhardy as climbing a skyscraper. It's somehow physically exhausting to watch a video of other people climbing. I get a shortness of breath, my knees start to shake and I can feel my heart beat faster and faster. Not a bad workout.
Seeing People Climb A 555-Metre Tall Skyscraper Is Just Madness
Trending Stories Right Now
Divorce yourself from the far out scifi depictions and crazy nerd dreams of what a smartwatch is supposed to be for just a second, and instead think about what makes sense for a wrist-mounted device in 2018. You’ll quickly realise there’s a huge gap between reality and expectation, because while the idea of playing games or watching videos on a watch might sound neat, actually doing so on a screen that’s measures less than two inches across is simply miserable.
In Star Wars Episode IV. A New Hope (aka Star Wars), C-3PO lays this self-deprecating confession on Luke Skywalker. “I’m not so good at telling stories.” Yet, two films later, he’s literally telling the story of Star Wars to a bunch of Ewoks. C-3PO might seem like a bumbling idiot, but here we show why he’s actually Star Wars’ greatest puppet master.