“The paternoster elevator at Prague City Hall. These door-less, continuously moving lifts are the 1860s invention of Peter Ellis, an architect from Liverpool, and were once popular all over Eastern Europe and Germany before production ended in the 1970s over safety concerns. ” Video courtesy Jada Yuan

you ever just instantly develop an irrational fear

my toddler brain immediately thought “in what brutal manner will you be crushed if you don’t get out at the last floor” but it turns out thats not one of the ways they will kill you

OMG I saw one of these in the restored Metropolis and couldn’t figure out how it managed those turns thank you. Plus I had no idea this was a real thing in the real world.

I don’t grok people who’re afraid of them. If you’re not a complete idiot, they’re perfectly sa… oh, right.