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A Gloomy English City Builds an Artificial Sun

It's a faithful, NASA-guided model of our solar system's burning star (just 100 million times smaller).

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An Unusual Proposal to Block Architectural 'Death Rays' in Dallas

It's 400 feet tall, and sunlight-responsive.

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Can Reflective Buildings That Produce 'Death Rays' Be Prevented?

A recent car-melting incident in London is not the first time a building has produced high-temperature beams. 

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How Cities Mess With Our Sleep Cycles

Electrical lighting has allowed our bodies to move away from our natural clock.