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Clear your thoughts by watching a Slinky walk down an infinite staircase (and then make it yourself)

Nov. 3, 2016

When the stresses and strains of the everyday world begin to burden my mind, I search out new ways to clear my thoughts and center myself.

When the stresses and strains of the everyday world begin to burden my mind, I search out new ways to clear my thoughts and center myself. Sometimes I immerse myself in the beautiful majesty of nature. Sometimes I listen to classical music with my eyes closed. Sometimes I watch a video of a Slinky walking down an infinite wooden escalator.

According to Eric Limer for Popular Mechanics: "As beautifully simple as a infinite wooden slinky escalator may seem, it's design is actually pretty involved. In addition to the zen Slinky-descent you see above, creator Matthias Wandel also published an enlightening video about the construction of this DIY device, including all the flubs and mistakes along the way."

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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