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Tokyo subway at rush hour is just endless humans, and it's terrifying

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We definitely wouldn’t want to be caught in this rush hour traffic.

A Japanese user posted a video on Twitter showing thousands and thousands of commuters making their way in and out of Tokyo’s Shinagawa station. 

According to news outlet Sora News, twitter user @sigeyosiinoue spent half an hour recording the almost one minute long video, starting at around 8:26am. 

Shinagawa station is one of the city’s busiest stations.

It’s not uncommon for train stations in Tokyo to be filled with busy commuters, but even Japanese users on social media were taken aback by the constant stream of human traffic. Read more…

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Singapore is testing glow-in-the-dark roads for better night visibility

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Imagine a pathway that glows in the dark, to make finding your way at night a little easier.

That’s what Singapore’s testing along a trail, that used to be part of an old railway track. The government has a big project underway to overhaul the rail line, and the luminous trail is just one of the ideas being tested.

The track glows because it’s got strontium aluminate compounds embedded in it — the chemical is commonly found in glow-in-the-dark products, which absorb ultraviolet light in the day, to emit luminescence at night. Read more…

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