People Start Piling on Top of Each Other As an Escalator Goes Crazy

This is crazy. During John Stewart and Steven Colbert's 'Rally to Restore Sanity' event in Washington DC, an escalator in a Metro station went completely buckwild. Like to the shits. I'm not kidding, the escalator started speeding up and tossing people on top of each other. Just watch. The ridiculousness starts… » 2/28/11 9:20pm 2/28/11 9:20pm

Rogue Escalator Takes Out 20 People At a Tokyo Convention Center

Beware the next time your ride an escalator at the mall folks. It appears that they are beginning to stage an organized revolt against their passengers. First an escalator chewed up this poor bastard, then one dished out some payback after some tool disrespected it with a joyride. But that was just a warm up because… » 8/05/08 6:00pm 8/05/08 6:00pm

Escalator Ads Are the Most Awkward Way to Advertise

Here's a creepy way to advertise a hair salon: stick the lower half of some guys face at the bottom of an escalator, and place various hairstyles on the stairs. As the escalator moves, said guy gets a new haircut with every stair that passes by. Creative? Yes, definitely. Unsettling? Oh, hell yes. It's at a mall in… » 2/14/08 1:30pm 2/14/08 1:30pm