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Skyscraper "melts" Jaguar in London

Discussion in 'YachtForums Yacht Club' started by tirk, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. tirk

    tirk Member

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    BBC news story.

    :eek:

    I can (just!) see this building from my house. Wondering if it's "death ray" can reach this far!!!
  2. RER

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    There's a reason why up until the 21st century they built skyscrapers basically straight up. Unless the developers can change the law of physics and concave reflection this is going to continue to be a problem - as it has been on other projects with avant garde architecture.
  3. tirk

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    To be fair the Sun is normally taken to mean a rubbish newspaper in London and nothing more. This summer has been truly exceptional. :cool: (shades a necessity for once!!)
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    Seems Jaguars are rather hot cars these days. Last week Dick Van Dyke's XJ went up in flames. :D
  5. olderboater

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    My favorite line in the article was, "It could be dangerous. Imagine if the sun reflected on the wrong part of the body."

    Actually, I'd prefer not to imagine that.