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When in Stockholm, Take the Stairs

Posted at 9:14 AM on October 20, 2009 by Ward Jacobson
Filed under: Fun finds, In the media

There's a subway station in Stockholm that's making it much more interesting to take the steps instead of the escalator.

Volkswagen came up with the idea in an attempt to get more people to exercise. The subway stairs have been transformed into a giant, functioning piano keyboard, like the one made famous by Tom Hanks in the movied BIG.

Check it out for yourself here.

A full subway recital by some nimble musician can't be far behind. Stay tuned.

(thanks to Blythe Riske for sharing)