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Everyday Elevator Connections

Everyday Elevator Connections

By Amelia Rose Zimlich | June 15, 2021
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A recent article in the Khaleej Times saw the author, journalist Anjana Sankar, reflecting on taking the elevator in her apartment each morning on her way to work. The view of Dubai from her 43rd floor apartment is something she loves. Waiting five or more minutes for her elevator is not. However, she notes that while she does not…

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University of Alberta Student Creates Escalator Update Site

University of Alberta Student Creates Escalator Update Site

By Amelia Rose Zimlich | June 2, 2021
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An engineering student at the University of Alberta in Canada created a website that keeps track of escalator outages at the university, according to an article by the student media group The Gateway. Jordan Schulz had the idea one morning when he was bored in a lecture class in 2013. He came across a social media…

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New BART Extension Faces Twitter Backlash

New BART Extension Faces Twitter Backlash

By Amelia Rose Zimlich | May 26, 2021
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Twitter is going crazy. Though this is hardly a rare occurrence, the cause for the backlash is an extension of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) service that goes through downtown San Jose. The problem with the new extension is the station design that will make passengers descend up to 90 ft from their trains…

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Pandemic Causes Change in London Underground Escalators

Pandemic Causes Change in London Underground Escalators

By Amelia Rose Zimlich | May 24, 2021
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According to an article by MyLondon, after the beginning of the pandemic, many London Underground passengers noticed a strange black line that formed on the palms of their hands when using escalator handrails. Reportedly, this was an unusual occurrence, and many theories were presented to explain the phenomenon. One passenger hypothesized that the black stuff was…

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Film Production Saved by South Jersey Elevator

Film Production Saved by South Jersey Elevator

By Amelia Rose Zimlich | May 21, 2021
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Production on a film in Atlantic City, New Jersey, was almost ruined by faulty elevators. Filming his zombie sequel, Army of the Dead, on location at the Showboat Hotel and the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, director Zack Snyder enlisted the help of the city’s fire and police departments, as well as its film office. However, when…

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Awkward Elevator Encounters - They Happen To All Of Us

Awkward Elevator Encounters – They Happen to All of Us

By Amelia Rose Zimlich | May 17, 2021
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Seth Rogen once had an awkward encounter with Bono, U2 lead singer, and it happened in, you guessed it, an elevator. The Independent reported that the American actor shared the story in a recent interview on The Late Late Show when dicussing his new book, Yearbook. Among the stories in the book, Rogen writes about a certain phenomenon famous people…

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