Tag: roads

Dec 1, 2015

A Year-Long US Road Trip Where Every Day is Around 70F

A Year-Long US Road Trip Where Every Day is Around 70F

Climatologist Brian Brettschneider created this calendar year long, 9,125 mile US road trip where each day is at or very near 70°F (21°C).

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Nov 12, 2015

Watch This Machine Prints Brick Roads

Watch This Machine Prints Brick Roads

This amazing road-building machine rolls out brick lanes like a carpet, creating roads anywhere from 3-20 ft wide. The road printer can lay 500 square meters (5,380 sq ft) in a single day.

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Jul 7, 2015

Every US Highway Drawn in the Style of a Transit Map

Every US Highway Drawn in the Style of a Transit Map

Graphic designer Cameron Booth draws every current and signed Interstate Highway and U.S. Highway in the contiguous 48 states in the style of a transit map.

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Jul 6, 2015

Welcome to Baldwin, the Steepest Residential Street in the World

Welcome to Baldwin, the Steepest Residential Street in the World

Dunedin, New Zealand’s is where you will find Baldwin Street, the (hotly contested) steepest residential street in the world.

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Jan 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Dark Hedges of Northern Ireland

Picture of the Day: The Dark Hedges of Northern Ireland

Photograph by GIUSEPPE MILO Website | Facebook | Twitter | 500px Seen here are Northern Ireland’s famous ‘Dark Hedges‘, a breathtaking avenue of beech trees that were planted over 200 years ago by the Stuart family. According to Ballymoney Tourism, “it was intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached…

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Jan 6, 2015

Photographer Captures “Roads Less Traveled” Around the World

Photographer Captures “Roads Less Traveled” Around the World

In a series simply entitled, Roads, photographer Andy Lee presents a collection of beautiful roads around the world. On Behance, where I came across the project, Lee states, “getting lost is half the fun”. He continues, by quoting a snippet from Jack Kerouac’s famous novel, On the Road: “There was nowhere to go but…

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Oct 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: One Side of this Street Has LED Lights

Picture of the Day: One Side of this Street Has LED Lights

Photograph by alreadytakenusername on reddit In Seoul, South Korea the government has begun to replace old street lights with new LED lamps. The goal is reduce electricity costs and light pollution. In the fascinating picture above by reddit user alreadytakenusername, the difference is quite dramatic. Not only are the LED lights more efficient and…

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