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Glow in the Dark Roads Make Debut in Netherlands

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Light-absorbing glow-in-the-dark road markings have replaced streetlights on a 500m (0.3 mile) stretch of highway in the Netherlands.

Studio Roosegaarde promised the design back in 2012, and after cutting through rather a lot of government red tape we can finally see the finished product.

One Netherlands news report said, “It looks like you are driving through a fairytale,” which pretty much sums up this extraordinary project. The studio aims to bring technology and design to the real world, with practical and beautiful results.

Back in October 2012, Daan Roosegaarde, the studio’s founder and lead designer, told us: “One day I was sitting in my car in the Netherlands, and I was amazed by these roads we spend millions on but no one seems to care what they look like and how they behave. I started imagining this Route 66 of the future where technology jumps out of the computer screen and becomes part of us.”

Part of that vision included weather markings—snowdrops, for instance, would appear when the temperature reached a certain level. For now though, the stretch of the N329 highway in Oss features only the glow-in-the-dark road markings, created using a photo-luminescent powder integrated into the road paint, developed in conjunction with road construction company Heijmans.
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Rare Unlimited at Comic Con 2013

Whats up people, had another great experience at New York Comic con courtesy of the good folks at NYCC NYC. Please visit the website to keep in touch and buy ticketsHere. This is an awesome event, packed with unbelievable cosplay, great games, exclusive comics and the atmosphere is unlike any event in the tri-state area. Check some of our pictures below. – AC

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Rare Unlimited at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Courtesy of Metlife

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On Thanksgiving Day I had the pleasure attending the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade VIP style. My uncle works for Metlife and hooked me up with the best view imaginable. I just want to Thank Metlife and My Uncle Louis Osorio for getting me out of the crowds and into a comfortable boardroom to take these pictures. Enjoy !
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Rare Unlimited Visits Exxxotica 2012 Part 1 [NSFW]

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Big shout out to everyone at Exxxotica. Thank you to Dan and everyone over in the marketing dept. at Exxxotica for letting the team cover the event and providing all access. Now we bring it to you! See how that works??? This post is part 1 of 2 of our coverage this year. Part 2 will be a interviews and the usual rigamarole. Here are some very interesting pictures from the sexiest event in the world!! -AC

 

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