We've never heard of death by shopping cart before, but two days ago in Shanghai, a man brought his own shopping cart to a supermarket, the kind that doesn't lock into the teeth of reclined moving walkways, and the result was fatal.
Escalators in China: stop it. First you kill a man, now you go after small children? In Zhongshan, Guangdong province yesterday, a two-year-old boy lost the bottom half of his leg after the shoe he was wearing — a “holed shoe,” as they’re called, a local version of Crocs — got sucked into the side... Read more »
Yesterday, a man died after getting stuck inside an escalator. You read that right. Escalator. This happened at a craft store in Chengdu. A maintenance man surnamed Zhang, 49, was called in to fix an escalator, made by Schindler Elevator Corporation, and to do so, he had to lift up a panel near the top... Read more »