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Solar-powered roads: Coming to a highway near you?

Solar-powered roads: Coming to a highway near you? | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
What if you could power your car with the road? A pair of Idaho natives have prototyped a solar-powered roadway made of durable textured glass.
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Musical Ashtray Installations

Musical Ashtray Installations | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
cigarette butts litter - This smoking pole is a creative way to deal with cigarette butts litter. Created by design firm ioglo, Fumo is an interactive installation that u...
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Roadside Temples: Unusual Bus Stops Of The Soviet Era

Roadside Temples: Unusual Bus Stops Of The Soviet Era | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
During his travels throughout the former Soviet Union, Canadian photographer Christopher Herwig discovered that the region's bus stops constitute an unexplored world of Soviet-era public art. The relative insignificance of these structures allowed Soviet authorities to give free rein to the local administrators, architects, and artists tasked with designing them. The result was a wide variety of creative expression in the unlikeliest of locales. (15 PHOTOS)
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San Francisco Is Rolling Out High-Tech Playgrounds for Adults

San Francisco Is Rolling Out High-Tech Playgrounds for Adults | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
The city is partnering with private techie groups to fund these science-themed transformations of public space.
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'Smart' litter bins to save city a pile of money

'Smart' litter bins to save city a pile of money | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
OXFORD City Council plans to spend £15,000 on solar-powered bins that email council workers when they’re nearly full.
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Giant solar-powered traffic-directing robot strikes fear into rude drivers' hearts

Giant solar-powered traffic-directing robot strikes fear into rude drivers' hearts | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
But does it eat donuts?!
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Seattle's New Streetlights Are 40-Foot-Tall Singing Flowers

Seattle's New Streetlights Are 40-Foot-Tall Singing Flowers | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
The immense plants live under the Space Needle and blast anybody passing underneath with a harmony of voices.
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Mehdi Ghadyanloo’s Playful Street Art in Tehran | Amusing Planet

Mehdi Ghadyanloo’s Playful Street Art in Tehran | Amusing Planet | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
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Arboreal Solar Shelters

Arboreal Solar Shelters | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
solar shelter - These tree-shaped solar shelters will not only warm up public spaces, but they will also brighten them up with their excellent design. The solar ...
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Safety through Singing with Musical Roads

Safety through Singing with Musical Roads | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
Definitive guidebook and friendly tour-guide to the world's most wondrous places. Travel tips, articles, strange facts and unique events.
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'Hello Lamp Post!' Talk To Bristol's Street Furniture In Award Winning 'Playable City'

'Hello Lamp Post!' Talk To Bristol's Street Furniture In Award Winning 'Playable City' | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
A project that allows people to have "secret, digital conversations" with
lamp posts, post boxes, bus stops, or various other pieces of street
furniture in Bristol is to be installed after being declared winner of the
first Playable City award.
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Crime-fighting street lights set for Glasgow trial

Crime-fighting street lights set for Glasgow trial | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
STREET lights that can detect fights and alert police are to be trialled in Scotland’s biggest city.
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Glowing bio-LED trees could replace street lamps | Electric Bicycles Blog | Spencer Ivy

Glowing bio-LED trees could replace street lamps | Electric Bicycles Blog | Spencer Ivy | Street installations with attitude | Scoop.it
Trees with naturally-glowing leaves could provide an environmentally-friendly alternative to street lamps. Researchers in Taiwan have discovered that adding nanoparticles of gold to the leaves of the Bacopa Caroliniana tree causes its leaves to glow. Dr Ye-Hsun points out that … Continue reading →
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Art installation on the waterfront in Halifax, Nova Scotia, called "I got drunk and fell down"

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