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Elevators are absolutely vital in tall buildings, but they have their limits -- they can only move so quickly, and they can't usually move sideways to fetch you from the far side of a building. Both of those problems should be solved at once if German firm ThyssenKrupp has its way. Its new Multi e...

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Space elevators are slowly making the transition from science fiction to science fact... but we're not quite there yet. LiftPort, a group that already holds the record for tallest elevator, is taking a second stab at the technology after going into "hibernation" in 2007. Founder Michael Laine has ...

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The Blackwing Descent elevator is the greatest destroyer of raids since every moving piece of Serpentshrine Caverns. In patch 4.1, Blizzard will be tracking the number of times the great Lord of Elevators claims your pitiful, mortal existence. This is one of those times when my eyes widen with happ...

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Why do trolls have tusks? Why better to save them from the Undercity's elevator of death! If you are not familiar with this diabolical mechanism, if you time it just wrong, you can walk on to or off of the elevator platform just as the platform is descending again -- resulting in a fall that's just...

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