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Fake Apple Store Prank

The pranksters at Improv Everywhere took advantage of Apple’s NYC glass cube store’s renovations to set up shop in another glass structure, the elevator shaft to the 23rd Street subway station, complete with throngs of fake employees and a line for the iPhone X.

East Platform & Wilson North Entrance Open At Red Line Station Monday - Full Purple Line Express Service Begins

Have you noticed that the elevator shaft at the rehabbed Wilson station glows alternating shades of red and purple? On Monday, that hint of the station's function will become a reality as full Purple Line Express service begins, both...Show More Summary

Construction worker dies after fall through Midtown building

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A 22-year-old construction worker died after falling 20 feet down an elevator shaft at a Midtown job site Friday, police said.

Man, 53, found dead in elevator shaft of NYC apartment building

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A man's body was found Sunday in a sixth-floor elevator shaft of a high-rise apartment building.

Construction Worker Found Dead In Elevator Shaft Of Hell's Kitchen Building

A construction worker was found dead inside the elevator shaft of a Hell's Kitchen high-rise on Sunday morning, police said. [ more › ]

The 'elevator of the future' uses the same technology as Japan's bullet train

Elevators haven't changed much in the past 160 years: one cabin in one shaft that travels up and down. Now, German elevator manufacturer ThyssenKrupp has developed the world's first elevator that travels up, down, and sideways — all without cables. Show More Summary

MULTI Vertical/Horizontal Elevator

Tom Scott traveled to ThyssenKrupp’s testing facility to check out MULTI, a rope-free elevator that not only can move upwards and downwards, but sideways to change which shaft its riding using rotating tracks and linear motors. It’s kind of like the Wonkavator IRL.

Sunday assorted links

1. In one study, young children learn how to deceive in ten days. 2. “A new kind of elevator uses linear motors, similar to those in maglev trains and HyperLoop, to whiz its cabins through shafts, and will be able to move people up, down, left, or right.” Link here. Show More Summary

Teen dies after falling through hospital roof in New York

5 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The 14-year-old boy fell about 60 feet down an elevator shaft.        

Man Dies After Falling In Marriott Marquis Elevator Shaft In Times Square

A 28-year-old man visiting New York fell to his death at a Manhattan hotel on Thursday afternoon. A person dining at the Marriott Marquis said, "I was eating in the restaurant with my family when I heard screams and a loud thump." [ more › ]

Two men take fatal fall in Midtown over 30-minute span

5 months agoNews : NY Daily News

One man took a fatal plunge down a hotel elevator shaft and another jumped to his death from a building in Midtown Thursday, police said.

Beman Offers $10 Rebate on the ICS Bowhunter or ICS Indigo Models

Elevate your game with the Beman ICS Hunter Series and get $10 back for a limited time. The ICS Hunter Series offers a lightweight carbon shaft. This post Beman Offers $10 Rebate on the ICS Bowhunter or ICS Indigo Models appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Prince’s Death Leaves Unanswered Questions One Year Later

On April 21 of last year, Prince was found dead in an elevator shaft at his Paisley Park mansion in Chanhassen, Minnesota. A coroner later ruled he had died hours earlier of an overdose on the powerful painkiller fentanyl. But the circumstances that led to the overdose remain shrouded in mystery, as the New York Times reports in a new article. Show More Summary

A climbable personal library in an old elevator shaft

8 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Studio North was commissioned to refit an old elevator shaft in a converted warehouse loft in Calgary; they built a tall, narrow library with climbable shelves whose hand- and foot-holds retract into the shelving. (more…)

Beman Offers $10 Rebate on the ICS Bowhunter or ICS Indigo Models

Elevate your game with the Beman ICS Hunter Series and get $10 back. The ICS Hunter Series offers a lightweight carbon shaft for hunt-ready reliability. This post Beman Offers $10 Rebate on the ICS Bowhunter or ICS Indigo Models appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Maintenance worker killed in hospital elevator shaft

9 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Despite maintenance request, officials don't know why he was working in shaft of operational elevator.        

Mother Of Teen Who Fell Down Elevator Shaft At Abandoned Hospital Sues City

The mother of a 16-year-old boy who fell to his death down an elevator shaft while playing in an abandoned hospital building on Staten Island in 2015 is suing the city for an undetermined amount, claiming the city and the hospital's owner knew the now-demolished building was in "a derelict, unguarded, hazardous, defective and unsafe condition." [ more › ]

Construction worker takes deadly plunge down UES elevator shaft

11 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A construction worker died when he plunged three stories down an elevator shaft at a building on the Upper East Side.

Worker injured after fall down elevator shaft at Brooklyn site

last yearNews : NY Daily News

A construction worker was critically injured when he fell five stories down an elevator shaft in Brooklyn, officials said.

Last Texts Of The Dying

In the alley there was a shaft elevator that was open. Some people were inside it. It’s also the smallest museum in New York City.

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