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  1. Japanese Construction Company Wants To Build 22,000 Mile Tall Elevator By 2050

    by , 02-22-2012 at 11:46 PM
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    Thereís ambitious...and then thereís building an elevator that takes humans roughly a quarter of the distance to the moon.

    But thatís exactly what Obayashi Corp has plans on doing, albeit they haven't listed a price yet on the endeavor.

    The company is currently putting the finishing touches on The Tokyo Sky Tree, which will become Japanís tallest building at 2,000 feet high. Obatashi Corp. believes this will give them the experience to ...