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  • Elevator CCTV Captures Insane Russian Couple Assault Each Other Bloody, Then Quietly Clean Blood Together

    07/14/2021 1:32:43 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 27 replies
    Vid Max ^ | 07/14/21
    The man is seen chasing the woman into the elevator while bleeding profusely from his forehead. It is being reported the woman smashed a bottle over the man's face.The man assaults the woman, the woman fights back until she informs him it's all being recorded by the elevator. Everything seems to cool down momentarily until the elevator doors open, at which point the male goes at it again with the female.Moments later, the two are seen sponging up all the blood, the man bandaged up.
  • Officials identify woman killed in Allston elevator accident as a 38-year-old BU lecturer...

    09/16/2020 11:25:12 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 77 replies
    Boston 25 News (Television) ^ | September 14, 2020 | Manoella Macedo
    BOSTON — A woman was killed in an accident involving an elevator in Boston Monday evening. Emergency crews flooded the area outside the building at 1140 Commonwealth Avenue shortly after 5 p.m. on Monday. At the scene, authorities told Boston 25 News that they had been responding to reports of a woman trapped. On Tuesday evening, nearly 24 hours since the accident, officials identified the victim as 38-year-old Carrie O’Connor. Her cause of death has been ruled as traumatic asphyxia, and officials confirmed it was accidental. O’Connor was employed at Boston University, located just down the road from the accident...
  • Nadler panics, gets stuck in elevator as protesters shame him over impeachment

    12/19/2019 10:24:31 PM PST · by · 61 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 16, 2019 | Thomas Lifson
    This is amusing, even as America devolves into incivility. It's a terrible thing that Americans are polarizing into two antagonistic factions, but that is where we are now. It was the Left that decided to refuse to accept the results of an election that didn't go its way and misbehave in ways ugly and confrontational. For more than three years since the election, grassroots protesters have harassed and tormented the president, his staff, and ordinary Trump-supporters, sometimes violently. If there have been any political leaders on the left urging civility and restraint, their efforts have not been very prominent. So...
  • Bronx man busted in caught-on-video elevator beatdown

    11/05/2019 7:17:23 PM PST · by Perseverando · 11 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | November 5, 2019 | John Annese
    Rafael Diaz was brutally attacked in the elevator of his Bronx apartment building. The incident was captured on video. (Ellen Moynihan/for New York Daily News) Cops say they’ve captured the bully who beat an elderly man in a brutal caught-on-video assault in a Bronx elevator. Joshua Marrero, 22, was charged Tuesday in the shocking Friday night attack on 67-year-old Rafael Diaz, police said. Chief of Detectives and soon-to-be police commissioner Dermot Shea said tips from the community helped identify the attacker. Video of the attack shows Marrero walking into the elevator of Diaz’s Southern Blvd. building in Belmont ahead...
  • Where’s the pope? Stuck in Vatican elevator until rescue

    09/01/2019 6:05:51 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | September 1, 2019
    Where’s the pope? He’s stuck in a Vatican elevator. Thousands of people who were gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the traditional Sunday on-the-dot-of-noon appearance by Pope Francis were watching for the window of the Apostolic Palace to be thrown open so they could listen to the pope’s remarks and receive his blessing. But after seven minutes, people were looking at each other quizzically: no pope? Then Francis popped out and answered their question: “First of all I must excuse myself for being late. I was blocked in an elevator for 25 minutes.” …
  • Hancock Elevator Dropped From 95th To 11th Floor, Passenger Says

    11/18/2018 1:27:51 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 59 replies
    cbsdlocal ^ | 11/16/2018
    It took nearly three hours to rescue six people stuck in an elevator in Chicago’s fourth-tallest building early Friday. A broken hoist rope caused the express elevator to malfunction while guests who had just left the Signature Room on the 95th floor rode down toward the lobby. The elevator and two others have since been closed to the public while repairs are made and investigators figure out what happened. When rescuers scrambled to find the stuck elevator early Friday morning, there were no openings between floors because of the building’s blind-shaft style layout. The rescue crew had to hammer out...
  • Missing Man’s Decomposing Body Found in Denver Elevator Weeks After He Called for Help Twice

    08/11/2017 11:49:19 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    KTLA ^ | 10:54AM, August 11, 2017
    Isaak Komisarchik, 82, was last seen alive on July 5. Nearly a month later, his decomposing body was found in an inoperable elevator at the Woodstream Village apartments in Denver after tenants complained to management about an awful smell coming from a parking garage area that was under renovation, CNN affiliate KMGH reported. Denver police are investigating what went wrong -- particularly after police determined Komisarchik tried to summon help by pressing the elevator's emergency button at least twice on morning of July 6, police spokesman Doug Schepman told CNN. ... Greystar Management Services is investigating, the company told CNN...
  • Trump Tower - Elevators - Live feed - Identify them...

    11/17/2016 6:43:48 AM PST · by NowApproachingMidnight · 20 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | 11/17/16 | C-SPAN
    Take a look. Rather interesting experiment.
  • Woman Found Dead After Being Trapped in Elevator for 30 Days

    03/07/2016 2:57:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    KFOR ^ | MARCH 7, 2016
    A 43-year-old woman was found dead in an elevator in China after possibly being trapped for a month. A maintenance crew was called to inspect a malfunctioning elevator in a residential building in the Gaoling district of Xi’an on Jan. 30, according to a local government statement. The elevator had stopped between the 10th and 11th floors, so workers yelled from the 11th floor to see if anyone was inside instead of opening the doors to check. They did not hear an answer, and then cut off the power supply leaving the elevator stuck midway. When they returned on March...
  • Corpse Found In Chinese Elevator After Month-Long Shutdown

    03/06/2016 2:23:46 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 22 replies
    TIme ^ | 4:17 PM ET March 6, 2016 | Melissa Chan
    A woman’s corpse was found in an elevator in China about a month after an elevator maintenance crew improperly shut off its power, trapping her inside, without checking to see if it was empty. The body of the 43-year-old building resident, who was living by herself, was discovered on March 1, several weeks after the elevator in Xi’an had been turned off over complaints about a glitch, the Associated Press reports.
  • Chinese woman dies in elevator with power improperly cut off

    03/06/2016 2:14:52 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 7 replies
    The discovery of a woman's corpse in an elevator in the Chinese city of Xi'an has led to the detention of an elevator maintenance crew who improperly cut off power to the elevator a month ago without checking if anyone was inside
  • Chinese woman found dead after month trapped in elevator

    03/06/2016 7:35:52 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 27 replies ^ | 03/06/2016 | afp
    A Chinese woman died after being trapped in an elevator for a month because maintenance workers shut off the power supply after failing to properly check if anyone was inside, state media reported today. Workers came to repair a malfunctioning elevator in the northern city of Xi'an on January 30, Beijing Youth Daily cited local authorities as saying. The crew found the elevator stuck between the 10th and 11th floors, shouted to ask if anyone was there, and cut the power, it said. The workers left for the week-long Lunar New Year holiday and did not return until March 1....
  • Man, 25, killed while trying to get out of stuck elevator in NYC

    01/01/2016 1:07:41 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 01/01/2016 | Anthony Izaguirre, Denis Slattery, Sam Costanza, John Annese /
    Stephen Hewett-Brown was trying to escape a stalled elevator in the apartment building on Broome St. near Pitt St. in Manhattan, police said. He was trapped around 11:30 p.m. when the lift started moving. "She started going in, but the elevator started going down and he pushed her out,” Coronado said, translating for the Spanish-speaking woman. "He said 'Happy New Year' and pushed her out." It was sheer chance that the man was even in the elevator to aid Sanchez, Coronado said. He was told the hero didn't live in the 26-story building but had come from the Bronx to...
  • Company in Canada gets U.S. patent for space elevator

    08/20/2015 1:07:19 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 28 replies ^ | August 15, 2015 | by Nancy Owano
    20 km Space Tower ====================================================================================================================== Exploring space while seated on Earth, gazing up on screens in museum theaters or at home via VR headsets. is exciting but the top imagination-grabber is the very idea of finding a way to access space. This is the present-day realm of creative thinking over space elevators, in the use of a giant tower to carry us to space. Scientists working on space elevators are thinking about materials and designs that can be used to access space as an alternative to rocket technology. A sign of the times is the upcoming Space Elevator Conference...
  • Greta’s elevator nightmare

    01/23/2015 10:29:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    Media Equalizer ^ | January 23, 2014 | Brian Maloney
    On your list of worst nightmares, where does suddenly-plunging elevator rank?If not number one, at least in the top five, right?For Greta Van Susteren, that bad dream suddenly became reality as the car abruptly dropped four floors with no warning at all, then left her and several others trapped between levels with no way out. Lasting 10 frightening minutes, they were finally able to pry the doors open and crawl out.Incidentally, if a lift is headed uncontrollably to the bottom, the best possible way to survive is to lie flat on the floor.The incident happened in Hanoi as the Fox...
  • How Romney Can Come Back …

    01/21/2015 3:49:00 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Mickey Kaus
    … Using This One Weird Trick! It seems as if everybody’s down on the idea of Mitt Romney running for president again. Even establishment Republicans who aren’t part of the vast Bush claque seem to be hostile. President Obama’s aides mocked Romney’s interest in income inequality, per Politico: (SNIP) “It’s simply never going to be believable to go from car elevators, off-shore accounts and his famous 47 percent comment to the populist income equality warrior.”… (SNIP) After all, there’s one obvious, simple move Romney could make to turn the mockery around, jujutsu style, in a way that would give him...
  • Report: Obama rode elevator with armed man

    09/30/2014 5:16:03 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 30, 2014 7:21 PM EDT | Alicia A. Caldwell
    President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols, according to published reports. The latest embarrassment for the Secret Service comes after agency Director Julia Pierson on Tuesday took full responsibility for a Sept. 19 breach of security when a man carrying a knife got into the White House. …
  • How the elevator transformed America

    03/01/2014 7:02:01 AM PST · by Borges · 69 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 3/1/2014 | Leon Neyfakh
    For most city-dwellers, the elevator is an unremarkable machine that inspires none of the passion or interest that Americans afford trains, jets, and even bicycles. Wilk is a member of a small group of elevator experts who consider this a travesty. Without the elevator, they point out, there could be no downtown skyscrapers or residential high-rises, and city life as we know it would be impossible. In that sense, they argue, the elevator’s role in American history has been no less profound or transformative than that of the automobile.
  • New 'Health' Plan: Deliberately 'Slow' Elevators Make People Climb Stairs (Bloomberg)

    08/07/2013 1:09:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 45 replies ^ | August 7, 2013 | Penny Starr
    ( – As part of his ongoing campaign to transform New York City into what he calls “Fit City,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg is promoting “active design” for low-income housing developments being built there, including plans to prompt residents to use the stairs and rooftop gardens for growing “healthy” foods. In 2010, the Bloomberg Administration and other public and private sector groups issued the “Active Design Guidelines,” which promotes car-free neighborhoods, encourages “physical movement” inside buildings and “improves access to nutritious food.”The Center for Action Design was launched next as a resource for architects and developers who sign on to the...
  • New material enables 1,000-meter super-skyscrapers

    06/18/2013 12:15:36 PM PDT · by ShadowAce · 79 replies
    The Register ^ | 18 June 2013 | Rik Myslewski
    A Finnish company says that it has solved a problem that has vexed the designers of ultra-tall skyscrapers such as the 828-meter Burj Khalifa in Dubai or the 509-meter Taipei 101 in Taiwan – and we'll pause for a moment to let you guess what that problem might be. Ready? It's the fact that elevators are currently limited to a maximum travel distance of around 500 meters. The Burj Khalifa, in fact, has an elevator that holds the world record for the longest travel distance: 504m (1,654 feet). And what's keeping elevators from exceeding that limit? Time for another pause...