How to “hack” an elevator

One such unsettled item of mine is the elevator "close door" button. A few years ago, Ben told me that they’re a placebo. He said the elevator companies put them there just to give impatient riders the sense that things are moving along faster than they actually are.

 

read more @ http://underscorebleach.net/jotsheet/2006/01/elevator-close-door-buttons

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