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"The father is a medicine ball and the mother is a globe"
December 30, 2011 1:46 PM   Subscribe

Boy Genius Report gets an extensive and informative tour of the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball and takes us along for a the highly-informative and photo-heavy ride.
posted by gilrain (2 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

 
Every FPP, I manage some sort of horrible (but informative!) redundancy. The article makes up for it, I hope.
posted by gilrain at 1:47 PM on December 30, 2011


I never really quite understood the excitement for something that for me seems so arbitrary and uneventful, but I find it interesting that the ball is now kind of evolving into something of a showcase for emerging lighting technologies. Maybe future versions will be entirely powered by ultra-efficient solar cells that can hold a day's charge well into the night while delivering ample wattage.
posted by Burhanistan at 2:06 PM on December 30, 2011


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