If An Escalator Starts Moving Backwards Stop Trying To Go Up The Damn…

What would you do if you were riding an escalator and it suddenly switched directions? Common sense says that you would stop moving and go with the new found flow of the escalator. » 1/07/13 12:00pm 1/07/13 12:00pm

Fire Trucks With Escalators Would Save Many More Lives

Orville Douglas Denison spent his youth sketching out futuristic aircraft, but in retirement he's turned pragmatic. His "aerial fire truck," a cross between a conveyer belt and a ladder, could help firefighters quickly shuttle victims out of burning buildings. » 1/05/11 5:24pm 1/05/11 5:24pm