‘Old Weather’ Project Yields Amazing Data Visualizations
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False. Polycarbonate melts at around 300 degrees, and city lighting standards require either substances such as polycarbonate or tempered glass to withstand anything from vandals throwing rocks to hail to heat waves to electrical fires.
The lamp is located on 7th and Main in downtown Stillwater, Oklahoma, which hit an apocalyptic 114 degrees this week (thanks Sean Ball!). It melted from a dumpster fire.
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Innovation of the day: Crowdsourcing the locations of NYC’s bikeshare program. You can suggest to NYC DOT where to locate the new bike sharing kiosks! The program will have over 10,000 bikes with 600 stations. The second image shows the GIS results from a total FTW geek-out by cartographer/blogger Steven Romalewski.
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