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21Oct 16
Biking At Night? This Glow-in-the-dark Path Might Help

Biking at night? This glow-in-the-dark path might help

Getting around at night just got a lot easier for cyclists in one town in Poland. The town of Lidzbark Warminski in northern Poland unveiled a new glow-in-the-dark bicycle lane this month. During the day, sunlight charges special particles in the asphalt, and then those particles — called “luminophores” — become beautiful blue lights when the sun goes down. A similar lit-up bike lane concept was unveiled…

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