Lots of bad things can happen in elevators. There's all the awkward conversations about the weather: "Yep. Sure is cold out there. Snow. Yeah."
There's the people who stand way too close to you.
People who fart.
You could get stuck in an elevator with a crazy guy who threatens security guards by singing Metallica and non-stop pushes the emergency button.
But probably the very worst thing that could happen in an elevator would be, you know, death. Say your stuck inside this steel box when it suddenly comes off it's cables and goes into a into a free-fall. Totally terrifying, right? Luckily, researchers at the MIT Center for Biomedical Engineering have figured out the best way to survive if you ever find yourself stuck in a falling elevator.