Elevators

Missing Elderly Man Found Dead in Elevator Nearly a Month After Pressing Emergency Alarm Twice

Police have announced that a Colorado man who was reported missing in July and was found dead in an elevator car had pressed the emergency alarm …

Crime

Rethinking Elevators Could Transform Cities as We Know Them

In the 160 or so years since the first skyscrapers were built, technological innovations of many kinds have allowed us to build them to reach …

The Future

Elderly man stuck in elevator for nearly a month found dead

An 82-year-old man died after being stuck inside a Denver elevator for nearly a month.<p>The decomposed remains of Isaak Komisarchik were discovered …

Crime

He pushed an elevator’s alarm button but no one came. Weeks later, his body was found

On the afternoon of July 5, Isaak Komisarchik, 82, was seen in a Denver nursing home, wearing pyjama pants and a grey and white striped shirt. He …

Canadian News

Pharrell's "Happy" Was Reportedly Playing as He Was Stuck Inside an Elevator

Anyone who’s seen the first few minutes of <i>Speed</i> understands the fear of getting trapped inside an elevator. Though these are rare incidents that are …

Music

Uninterrupted Operations Through Responsive Maintenance

PSFK's Future Of Manufacturing report explores manufacturers responding to emerging situations before systems malfunction

Manufacturing

Nostalgia Alert! Remember Elevators?!

Nostalgia Alert! Remember Elevators?!<br>In our opinion, elevators DEFINITELY hold up.<br>Submitted by: <b>Brandon Gulya</b><br>Crypt<br>Keywords: nostalgia throw back …

Humor

Why Elevator Pitches Suck (and What to do About It)

Elevator pitches have been a part of sales from the beginning. Most of them suck -- mainly since they’re a “pitch,” and no one likes to be pitched on …

Elevator Pitches

Cool Cousin’s social app for travellers raises $2M round, led by Elevator Fund

Imagine if you could go to the profile of a friend of Foursquare and instead of scrolling through the long list of coffee shops they’d checked into in Berlin, you could simply click a button and add all their recommendations to your personal map in one go. That’s essentially the offering of Cool …

Startups

JAY-Z And Solange's Elevator Incident Sparks Mind-Blowing Theory About 4:44 Album

This new theory connects Solange to the album title<p>JAY-Z has already explained the meaning behind the title of his latest album, <i>4:44</i>, but what if …

Music

Electrician suffocates trying to escape stalled elevator

An electrician found dead in a Hell’s Kitchen elevator had become trapped in the lift when the new building’s power was turned off — and died while …

New York City

City probing building site where electrician was found dead

City building inspectors are probing an electrician’s fatal injury inside an elevator in a Manhattan high-rise that’s under construction, officials …

New York City

Cat Owner Builds His Cat Unique Elevator so That he can Reach the Garden Easier

Some cat people love their pets so much that they would just about anything for them. One of them is a youtuber named 'CrazyMrJohn' who built an …

Cat People

Griffin Elevator MacBook Stand drops to Amazon low at $30 shipped

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Up to the Minute

Going Up: How Will New Elevator Technology Change Cities?

Each day, over 7 billion elevator journeys are made in tall buildings throughout the world. It's a staggering fact, but one that goes unnoticed …

Burj Khalifa

Interlift 2017 ideal place to showcase Optidrive Elevator

<b>Firm’s second appearance at event dedicated to lift industry</b><p><i>July 11 2017</i>: Invertek Drives is delighted to announce that it will be showcasing its …

Engineering

Toddler tragically falls to her death from 18th floor after being 'pranked' by 5-year-old playmate

The 5-year-old dragged her into an empty elevator and left her alone, watching as the doors closed and the elevator went up to the 18th floor.

Shanghai

MULTI, the world’s first rope-less, horizontal-vertical elevator system

MULTI can move sideways as well as vertically, and without height limitations, it enables unprecedented possibilities in architecture and design.The …

Construction

Link About It: An Elevator That Goes Every Which Way

ThyssenKrupp's Multi won't be your average elevator beholden to a life of ups and downs. To debut soon in a Berlin residential tower, the Multi forgoes cables for strong magnetic levitation (the same technology found in high-speed trains). This means that the elevator cars will float along hoistway …

Levitation

ThyssenKrupp’s elevator pitch shakes up world of lifts

The elevator of the future will be exciting, almost seductive in the way it moves, not just up and down — but sideways and diagonally.<p>A clever child …

Construction

French Elevator Channel features a wide variety of elevators

The French Elevator Channel chronicles one man's quest to record illustrative videos of every elevator he has the pleasure to use. Embedded above is …

Santa Fe

A Pedal-Powered Elevator Will Make You Less Guilty About Not Taking the Stairs

Can’t shake that nagging, guilty feeling that you should have dragged your butt up the stairs every time you take the elevator? Then you’re in luck, …

Cool Stuff

Vertical Bicycle Concept 'Vycle' Is A Healthy Alternative To The Elevator

In our increasingly vertical and densely populated cities, space saving is vital; there’s not always room to install full-size elevator shafts in apartment blocks where space is at a premium. Enter Vycle, a concept developed by design graduate Elena Larriba that boasts the bonus of health …

Bicycles

Pink gets trapped in an elevator with daughter Willow, sends out hilarious photo

How does Pink cope with the stress of being trapped in a tiny space? By coming up with a potential soundtrack for the situation, of course!<p>The singer shared a hilarious, relatable photo of herself with 6-year-old daughter Willow on Sunday, as the pair were caught in a stuck elevator — just as she …

Culture

Elderly couple trapped for 25 hours in elevator

IPOH, Malaysia — An elderly couple who were stuck in an elevator at the Mydin Meru Shopping Mall here for over 24 hours are so traumatized that they …

Philippines

Pink and her daughter got stuck in an elevator and fans are seriously concerned

Pink and her daughter Willow are sitting in a lift right now, and we have the Insta pic to prove it.<p>The 37-year-old singer uploaded the selfie to …

Pink & Her Daughter Get Trapped In An Elevator Right Before A Show!

What makes <b>Pink</b> almost turn red?<p>Getting stuck in an elevator right before a show!<p><b>Related: Adele Cancels Her Final Two Tour Dates — Maybe EVER!</b><p>The …

Everything Beyoncé, JAY-Z, and Solange Have Said About That Infamous Elevator Fight

JAY-Z dropped his 13th solo album, <b>4:44</b>, in the wee hours of Friday morning, and naturally, people lost their damn minds. In addition to taking shots …

Solange Knowles

Jay-Z and Solange’s elevator incident sparks mind-blowing theory about 4:44 album

JAY-Z has already explained the meaning behind the title of his latest album, <i>4:44</i>, but what if there’s more to it? A new theory arose when a fan …

Music

See Thyssenkrupp's Sideways-Moving Elevator in Action

In this video, British YouTuber Tom Scott explores Thyssenkrupp’s potentially disruptive new "MULTI" elevator system,” which the company revealed in …

Construction