The Builders of This Spanish Skyscraper Forgot the Lift

The Intempo skyscraper in Benidorm, Spain — standing proud in this image — was designed to be a striking symbol of hope and prosperity, to signal to the rest of the world that the city was escaping the financial crisis. Sadly, the builders forgot to include a working lift. Read More >>

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Perpetual Energy Wasting Machine Is Nine Parts Absurd, One Genius

This is dumb. This is so goddamn dumb. Dumber than a bag of hammers. So dumb it's making my ears bleed. Dumb, dumb, dumb. DUMB. But I love it. Perpetual energy wasting machine, I love you. [Thanks Karl!] Read More >>

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The Paternoster Is the Scariest Elevator I've Ever Seen

Maybe it's just me, but as I watch people jumping in and out the Paternoster — an elevator made of chained car, that never stops — I can envisage myself being crushed between the car and the floor. Or losing a foot. It's terrifying. Read More >>


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