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Elevators

27 Things You Should Never, Ever Do In An Elevator

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.13.2014 | Comedy

If the recent Solange/Jay Z fight has taught us anything, it's that elevators are just weird. Think about it. You're riding in a metal box with st...

Elevators

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 05.17.2014 | Comedy
J.J. Colagrande

Do you hate elevators? If I'm in an elevator and someone is approaching, one of my fingers is closing the door as my face perfects that look: the con...

LOOK: This Elevator Is Not What It Seems

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

In the words of the comic (and modern day sage) Aziz Ansari, love is "beautiful and uniquely wonderful, but unfortunately, elusive and sadly ephemeral...

Please Take The Next One

Posted 07.15.2013 | Comedy

Filmmakers sure haven't been too shy about using elevators as part of major narrative structures. Either lead characters being confined in small movin...

What Determines How Many Elevators a Building Will Have?

Quora | Posted 08.11.2013 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Mayur Kanaiya, Architect Number of elevators (along with their size & speed) are primari...

Why Don't We Have Space Elevators?

Getty images | Posted 05.29.2013 | Science

By: Jillian Scharr Published: 05/29/2013 10:48 AM EDT on TechNewsDaily With his 1979 novel "The Fountains of Paradise," science-fiction writer Arth...

Jason Linkins

Rep. Virginia Foxx Will Have The Head Of Anyone Caught Riding Her Special Elevator

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Last week, the hot dollop of Capitol Hill gossip was that Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) had "chewed out a House staffer after catching her riding on a ...

9 Of The Strangest Things Witnessed In An Office Elevator

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.14.2012 | Small Business

Office life has its ups and downs and nowhere is that more evident than the work elevator. A new survey by CareerBuilder reveals some of the more c...

5 Workers Fired After Deadly Elevator Accident

AP | By JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Five elevator mechanics who were on duty when an advertising executive was crushed to death were fired Wednesday, two days after city inve...

Chicago Man Gets Stuck In Elevator Twice In One Day

Posted 02.07.2012 | Weird News

Going down? Firefighters rescued a man from a trapped elevator early Monday morning -- only to see him get stuck in a second elevator just moments ...

Cleveland Park Fails To Stop Metro's Elevator Repair Effort

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Cleveland Park, the tony Upper Northwest neighborhood with the nation's capital most vibrant online neighborhood message board, has lost...

Girls Narrowly Escape Being Crushed By Elevator

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.18.2011 | Education

Lunch at Classen School of Advanced Studies went from curiosity to life-threatening when three female students became trapped underneath an elevator, ...

What Goes Up Must Come Down: Escalator and Elevator Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.02.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Anyone who visits department stores, shopping malls or lives in a metropolitan city encounters the ups and downs of elevators and escalators in office buildings, subways, and the like. Refresh yourself with these rules of common courtesy.

New York City Apartment Hell Pt. 6

David Serchuk | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York
David Serchuk

The first sign that this wasn't going to be yet another typical apartment hunt was that the elevator closed behind us and spoke. "Going up!" a femme-botty voice chirped cheerfully.

Out and About This Summer

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When stepping out this summer, whether for business or pleasure, observing the rules of good behavior will always make your day or evening go more smoothly.

Rabbinical Elevator Ruling Reignites Debate Over Lifts

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG, Associated Press Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Spain: Police Rescue Woman Caught In Elevator For 8 Days

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — Police say they rescued a woman who was trapped for eight days in an elevator in her house in northeastern Spain. Police said Friday t...

5 Telltale Dreams About Adulthood

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Not only are my dreams hopelessly plot-driven and transparent, they are also recurrent. There are four or five dreams that I must have at least once a month, and every time, I wake up bathed in sweat.