Williamsburg Residents Living in Giant Hamster Wheel Because Hipsters

I know rent in NY is steep but DAMN.

Living in a giant hamster wheel sounds like a fun idea for, like, maybe five minutes. Then you watch this video and it just seems exhausting.

Artists Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder are doing it however, for art. The piece dubbed "In Orbit" is located in a Brooklyn boiler room where the pair will eat, sleep, poop, and spin for the next FIVE DAYS.

They must stay on exact opposite sides of the wheel to maintain balance, so all activities must be pre-coordinated. Each side of the wheel has all the homely goods you could need, including a bed, toilet, desk, and table.

You can't make this up. Check it out:

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