An Otis escalator in Norrköping, Sweden. The company was spun off by its former parent, United Technologies, in 2020.
New research published in Long Range Planning provides insights on how a spin-off's status and attachment to its former parent influence its risk-taking.
Concrete stairs are often broken down…
Would you rather lounge in front of your TV than sweat in the gym? Your distant ancestors may well be (a little) responsible for your lack of motivation.
Jumping in elevators is fun. If you like jumping.
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If you fall one storey, dust yourself off – you'll be fine. If you fall seven storeys: sorry, but you've probably got about 2 seconds to prepare to meet your maker.
Can technology free elevators from their up-down cages?
New technology could make it practical to build skyscrapers far taller than even today's highest – and change how people live, work and play in tall buildings.