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    The Elevator

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    beating wildly as she neared the elevator. “Get a grip Batts,” she said to herself. “Its not like you’re the only person here.” Which was true, a lot of lawarys burned the midnight oil at Smith & Johnson, working hard to prove their case. Still, she hesated at the elevator. Amy has always feared elevators. Who could blame her? Think about it for a minute. You enter a steel cage. You are cut off from all help. You don’t know anyone else in the elevator. Still, she stood there, forced

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    Elevator History

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    An elevator is a mechanism for moving people and freight from level to level in a building or any other structure. The first elevator-like structure was built in 236 BC by the Archimeds. This construction was a hoist operated by ropes and pulleys. However, the first pragmatic elevator was not developed until the 19th century. Though sensible, this elevator has been modified many times throughout the course of history and is still updated with all of the new advancements in math and technology. From

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    people up to higher levels. The invention of the elevator has had a great contribution towards the solution of this problem, which not only allows people to have the ability to get to higher floors, and also decreases the amount of land being used in our small city. Besides these solutions that the elevator has contributed greatly to, the elevator has also impacted strongly on a few aspects in our society, including environmental and social issues. Elevators are machines which are built to help people

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    Haunted Elevators at the University of Maryland A good urban legend is like a play: so well written and delivered the audience cannot tell if the performers are acting. The legend is carefully crafted to resonate with the audiences’ “hopes, fears, and anxieties” and the delivery works to suspend their disbelief. One urban legend epitomizes these characteristics. This urban legend was told by an eighteen-year-old African American college student at the University of Maryland. The urban legend

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    Otis Elevator

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    Question 1: What kind of company is Otis? OTIS Elevators started out in 1853 by the invention of the “safety brake elevator.” Their core business is designing, installing and provide service within the industry of elevators, escalators and walkways. Today OTIS operates worldwide, with headquarter in the U.S. and different facilities located in European and Asian countries. Through this they have managed to become market leaders in their field. Throughout time the business focus of OTIS have changed

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    Elevators to Space

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    idea of an elevator into space is not a new one. First contemplated by a Russian scientist in 1895, it was not truly popularized until Arthur C. Clarke’s novel Fountains of Paradise in 1978. The idea is so simple, it seems absurd. A tether is extended from the surface of the earth, and using a combination of gravity and centrifugal force, is extended outwards. Vehicles can then scale this tether, removing the need for costly rockets. Arthur C. Clarke claims that the space elevator is an attainable

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    The Haunted Elevators at the University of Maryland The following story was told by a University of Maryland senior, told to her before moving into her dormitory freshman year. The girl, an Indian born and raised in Maryland, now twenty one years old, recounted the story in a coffee shop in a dimly lit corner over a cup of black coffee late at night. I heard this story at orientation, when coming into Maryland. We were in Denton hall when the tour guide started telling us this story about

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    An Overview of the Indian Elevator Market Since the liberalization of the Indian economy in 1991, there has been a great increase in the demand for elevators, also the government had imposed a ban on collapsible gate elevators, thus creating a path for international players to capture this segment. During this period Schindler was trying to establish at 100% subsidiary to start its operations in India. Indian customers are considered to be price sensitive and majority of the market preferred single

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    elevator

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    caring for my friends lives as I sprinted for my own. Yeah, okay, call me self centered if you want. I heard the zombies follow the three of us making... ... middle of paper ... ...he doors opened and I grabbed her hand and dragged her out of the elevator, once again running but, this time to the nearest exit. As we made it to the doors, all of my friends were already standing at the Zombie machine waiting. “There you two are! We’ve been waiting forever!” heh, funny…. Sure you have. As if she heard

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    Nana

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    The following account is based on true events and took place the evening of March 12 into the morning of March 13, 1987 at NYU’s Bobst Library. While the names of those involved have been changed to protect their identities, this is their story. Good luck. * * * We enter the library at about ten o’clock, and go straight upstairs to the top floor. Our usual study spot for midterms and finals. It’s out of the way and other than ourselves, no freshman have ever gone this high up in the library I

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