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elevator

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Griffin Elevator Notebook Stand

The Griffin Elevator laptop stand seems designed more for display than for ergonomics.

By April 11, 2007

2.5 stars Editors' rating April 11, 2007
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Japanese government wants fully-functioning toilets in elevators (Tomorrow Daily 191)

When earthquakes strike Japan, elevator passengers are often trapped with no way to relieve themselves, which is why the toilet industry wants to figure out flushable toilets in elevators. It's a great idea, and some must wish it happened sooner.

By June 9, 2015

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Flushable elevator toilets, coming to a Japan near you (Tomorrow Daily 191)

Khail and Ashley debate the usefulness of fully plumbed toilets inside Japan's elevators, explain why one band's album can only be listened to among trees and discuss a new "power glove" helping patients with disabled hands. #TDFlushed

By June 9, 2015

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Watch: How to survive a free-falling elevator

Lonely Planet offers its advice on how to live through an elevator crash. But is the information really sound?

By May 4, 2015

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This crazy elevator concept is straight out of Willy Wonka

While it may not go slantways or longways or backways, this elevator concept uses magnetic levitation to move up, down and sideways and bring passengers where they want to go.

By December 2, 2014

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Economist: We'll help you survive an elevator ride with Eric Schmidt

Would you be worried if you got into an elevator with Google's executive chairman? That's the question asked by a new ad featuring Google's executive chairman.

By November 7, 2014

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By September 26, 2014

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Japanese company plans space elevator by 2050

Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.

By September 23, 2014

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Get the new Google Maps with voice commands, cyclist elevation info

​Want to skip waiting for Google to push the latest Maps update to your device? Here's how you can get the update right now (and why you'd want to).

By July 18, 2014

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Brainstorm: Lumosity and Elevate vie to exercise your mind

Apps that claim to exercise your brain are all the rage, but which is best?

By July 8, 2014