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COOL! Glow-in-the-Dark Paths Could Replace Streetlights Soon. [PHOTO + VIDEO]

Posted April 25th, 2014 @ 5:52am by Chilli Amar

(screenshot: YouTube)


What if streets could stay lit at night without streetlights? That's the idea behind "Starpath," a new type of surfacing material that absorbs sunlight during the day and then emits a blue glow at night to illuminate pathways.

Currently it's being tested in a park in England, and creators say the stuff can be painted over existing paths as well. It's creators note that it's cheaper than the cost of streetlights.


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