kevan + transport + ice   3

Siemens unveils proposal for future London Underground train - Railway Gazette
"The proposed system features onboard tanks containing a phase-changing polymer which would be cooled below its freezing point when the train was running on surface sections of the network. On underground sections heat transferred from the air-conditioning system would be used to melt the polymer again."
transport  london  physics  ice  future 
october 2013 by kevan
iCream - Google Maps
"Using the music played by ice cream vans to learn stuff. Maybe. What do ice cream van territories look like? How big are they? Do they overlap?"
food  maps  ice  music  transport  sound 
june 2009 by kevan
HeatedDriveway.Com - Stop Shoveling! Stop Snowblowing! Stop Plowing!
Thinking it'd be an amusing idea, and it actually existing; concrete with embedded hot-water pipes, for thousands of dollars. "Imagine, no shoveling, no loud snow plow, no recruiting neighbor kids to work on a cold day."
ice  weather  fire  transport  construction  lunacy 
december 2005 by kevan

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