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Sandy, Not Skynet, Caused Freaky PATH Escalator Malfunction

The machines have found their alibi in that freaky, wrong-way escalator incident at the Exchange Place PATH station last week: It was damage from flooding thanks to Sandy, not the first salvo in Skynet’s awakening, and according to NBC New York, “all escalators and equipment at other PATH stations were also reinspected and appear safe, officials said.” So rest easy, until the real thing.

Sandy, Not Skynet, Caused Escalator Malfunction