Fashion Shoes = Cruel & Unusual Punishment

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The painful price of fashion

About 90 percent of the people who have foot problems are women. Orthopedic surgeons at UT Southwestern Medical Center say this is because of the fashionable, yet uncomfortable, shoes many women wear. High heels can cause foot and ankle problems when worn for extended periods of time. Cramming feet into pointy-toed shoes can cause painful foot deformities. However, the people who designed these shoes simply don’t care. (Pics)

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Saigak Power Boots


The news report is in Russian language

This is a Russian TV news report on the russian made “Power Boots”, also known as “Seven League Boots”, or “Quickwalker Boots”, or the “Saigak Power Boots”, which is the russian word for a kind of elk.

The boots were created by a russian scientist Viktor Gordeyev. Each boot includes a single diesel cylinder which is powered by diesel fuel.

The boots make it possible for the wearer to increase their running and walking speed up to 25 miles per hour or more. Additional videos after the jump.

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