Simon Beck has spent the past decade tracing beautiful patterns into snow-covered mountains and lakes using nothing but snowshoes and some basic math knowledge.
The British cartographer/artist started incorporating fractal patterns into his work after reading "Chaos: Making a New Science," a 1987 book written by former New York Times reporter James Gleick, Discovery News reported.
"When I did my first drawing, I had no idea how good it was going to look," Beck told CNN. "It's just so unusual and unique. No one else is doing anything like it."
Daredevils are not the only ones using bridges for fun: musicians are getting in on the act too. Di Mainstone and her team at Queen Mary University of London are attaching people clad in a special body suit to architectural structures with strings that tap into a building's vibrations and can be played like an electronic harp.
Mainstone was inspired by the Brooklyn Bridge while living in New York. "I wondered whether there was a way to capture the vibrations that go through cables triggered by walking, traffic and wind," she says. Since the vibrations aren't audible, they need to be transformed into a form we can hear.