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2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe rides to the top

You've seen the power a 600-horespower engine can produce on a racetrack. You may have seen the results of what 600 horsepower looks like on a local highway. But have you seen what 600 horsepower can do in an elevator shaft? This might...Show More Summary

Firefighters Rescue Little Girl Trapped in Elevator with the Power of Song

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

One of the most consistent themes in Disney films is that you can conquer your fears if you just believe enough. It's rare you get a big real-world example of this, but a four-year-old girl was trapped in an elevator shaft, and in order to get her out, firefighters had to serenade her with the one Disney song everyone's talking about these days. Yep. "Let It Go."

Girl Survives 35-Foot Fall Down NYC Elevator Shaft

A New York girl survived a 35-foot fall down an elevator shaft at an apartment building. The girl, identified only as being between the age of 10 to 12, fell from the first floor of the building to the subbasement Friday, according to the Fire...

12-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Falling Down SoHo Elevator Shaft

A young girl was hospitalized this afternoon after falling two stories down an elevator shaft in a SoHo building, according to police. [ more › ]

The Writer Behind @CondeElevator Reveals Herself

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

In the summer of 2011, the Twitter account @CondeElevator had a brief and wonderful run. Only 36 tweets went out to over 75,000 followers, ostensibly reporting from inside the hallowed hollows of Condé Nast's elevator shaft. @CondeElevator gave readers a sense of the out-of-touch attitudes at some of the most... More »

Busting Through Broken Doors, Empty Elevator Shafts: Sochi Bobsledders Had A Tough Weekend

yWe’ve been hearing reports back from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from reporters saying their hotel rooms have been, well, less than finished or those that came with beers already under the bed. But it seems athletes aren’t immune from the shoddy shenanigans: over the weekend two different bobsledders had a bit of a close call with malfunctioning … [More]

Olympic Bobsledder Has Close Call With Empty Elevator Shaft in Sochi Hotel

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

The close calls keep coming: first an athlete had to bust through a stuck door to get out of a bathroom, now there's been a run-in with a ghost elevator. Sochi 2014!

Winter Olympics 2014: Bobsledder Nearly Walks Into Open Elevator Shaft in Sochi

2 months agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

It seems bobsledders in the Olympic Village have a knack for creating headlines even though their events haven’t officially started in Sochi. Team USA bobsledder Johnny Quinn became an Internet sensation after he broke down a door that became jammed in the Olympic Village. Now,...

Empty Elevator Shaft In Sochi Nearly Swallows Athlete

British bobsledder Rebekah Wilson was greeted with an empty elevator shaft when she attempted to leave her room in the Olympic Village on Saturday morning. She later said she hit the down button, the doors opened, and there was nothing there. Show More Summary

Citi Fears The Emerging Market Volatility "May Just Be The Beginning"

Via Citi FX Technicals, Up the escalator, down the elevator shaft The volatility in Local Markets which began in 2013 may just be beginning as much of the excess liquidity that went in search for yield may reverse course. During theShow More Summary

Deserted Elevator Shaft Hides Single-Room Street Museum

Like so many secret spaces of New York City, this one-room exhibit space (hidden inside an abandoned elevator) is not exactly on the beaten path. This pop-up...

Sarcophagus found under Lincoln Castle opened

A limestone sarcophagus discovered earlier this year underneath Lincoln Castle during an archaeological survey before construction of an elevator shaft has been opened. It was a lengthy, delicate process. When the stone coffin was first unearthed, only the side was visible. The trench was deep and the sarcophagus very heavy; it took months to dig [...]

Morning Linkage: Eddie Van Halen vs. Contractor, Sheriff Baca Selling Snake Oil

· Sorry to anyone who uses the federal government. It has shut down. · Eddie Van Halen sues contractor over moldy elevator shaft; TMZ repeatedly attempts stupid joke · Garcetti's new Planning Commission: people who give lots of mone...

Op-ed: When Straight Guys Treat Gay Guys Like Women, Is It Progress?

After traveling in an elevator with a group of straight men, this gay editor was allowed to exit first. He's still trying to decide if he was handed a silent compliment or just given the shaft. read more

Spanish skyscraper run by "Bad Bank" missing elevators in monster goof

``The bizarre nature of the practices put in place in the construction of InTempo doesn't stop at bad banks and missing elevator shafts. The initial backer of the project, Caixa Galicia, stopped paying workers for four months aroundShow More Summary

Great Moments in Modern Architecture: Spain

Topic: Spanish skyscraper project Number of floors: 47 Number of elevator shafts: 0 Details: Here. Best comment: "I wonder if they included stairs." [HT: Althouse]

"In what will surely go down in history as one the greatest architectural blunders..."

"... the town of Benidorm in Alicante, Spain, had almost completed its 47-story skyscraper when it realized it excluded plans for elevator shafts." And I thought the blunder was that the building looks like a giant pair of pants. No elevators, eh?

Museum Gets Shafted: An Elevator Pitch for Curiosities

9 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

It's been over a year since we visited the opening of Museum, the diminutive institution housed in a Cortlandt Alley elevator shaft in Lower Manhattan, so I recently stopped by to see their summer exhibition. The show is more like an...Show More Summary

Love in an elevator.... testing mast: The National Lift Tower

El Reg shows where you can go and get truly shafted Geek's Guide to Britain  The Tower rises above the flat plain of the Nene valley near Northampton - for centuries home of Britain’s shoe industry, but these days better known as the...Show More Summary

Elevator Shaft Holds Tiny Museum — Design News 06.24.13

In an abandoned elevator shaft in Tribeca, a tiny museum showcases strange curiosities. From pocket watches to bulletproof backbacks, some items have a story, which you can get from the provided pamphlet or by calling an 800 number. The museum is free from 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday and Sunday through July 1. Show More Summary

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