How to Bust an Escalator Addiction


The Fun Theory is, well, fun. I know this video made my rounds a couple of weeks ago, but not here (I don’t think). For the students I met at Augustana College earlier this year, wrestling with their elevator addictions, this video offers a cool solution. I believe this is another example of the piezo-electric effect, powered by human feet, appearing in nightclubs in Europe.

 

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