Daily Archives: June 16, 2009

High Altitude Wind Machines for New York City

In this article from WIRED, there is the revelation that plenty of wind lives in the almosphere up high.  Now all we have to do is harvest it.

The wind blowing through the streets of Manhattan couldn’t power the city, but wind machines placed thousands of feet above the city theoretically could.

The first rigorous, worldwide study of high-altitude wind power estimates that there is enough wind energy at altitudes of about 1,600 to 40,000 feet to meet global electricity demand a hundred times over.

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The Bus Stops Here – Creative Bus Stops From Around the World

Why not have something fun to look at or be in, while waiting for a bus trip?  Check these out.

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Filed under Art, design