As well as being weird, the Japanese would appear to be lazy

Introducing the worlds shortest escalator.

The escalator is located in the Kawasaki More’s department store in Japan, and is officially recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as being the worlds shortest, measuring a whopping 33 inches high.

No matter which way you look at this, you still can’t help but wonder why. And even if it should be there, why is it going down and not up? surely the better relief would be to take people up the 33 inch floor change?

Here’s the worlds shortest escaltor in action: