Would You Pay To Sit On A Public Bench?

Designer Fabian Brunsing is responsible for "Pay & Sit: The Private Bench." Basically, it's a bench covered in metal spikes that retract when you feed it money.

Is he serious? Who knows? But if you think about it, it is an obvious commentary on, as Fast Company puts it, "how ridiculous the world starts looking once any sort of government project becomes the devil."

Full Story: Almost Genius: A Bench You Pay to Sit On

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