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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:39 pm 
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-23930675

Would've thought this was quite easy to predict -get the sandpaper at the ready...


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:08 pm 
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There was an article about it on the news today, people stood on the street holding thermometers hitting 50c, one bloke cooking an egg! The building owners said they could come up with a solution, which I can only imagine would be hideously expensive...


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:25 pm 
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For three car parking spaces they may not bother...


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:26 pm 
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It's the whole area of pavement and road as well though!


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:29 pm 
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It'll be like Scaramanga's weapon in Man with the Golden Gun


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:13 pm 
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The developer is going to erect a screen at ground level in the affected street, and claim the phenomenon should pass in a few weeks once the seasons move on.

Which begs the question as to what they'll do this time next year...?


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:25 am 
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By this time next year some enterprising fellow will construct a food van that runs on solar power.
Unfortunately it isnt destined to last long with skin cancer killing off the vendors :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:33 am 
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Why not build London's first solar power plant at the foot of it. :P


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:18 pm 
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The solution is simple, demolish the monstrosity.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:13 pm 
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The same architect designed a building in Las Vegas that did the exact same thing. But with the added advantage of desert heat and sun to make it even more extreme. There was a piece in today's Independent about it.


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