The Reflector


More power than the Golden Capstone, which sat at the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza, and would use the sun’s power with devastating effect? Hmm. Controversial!

But this snap below is about a real building in London which is causing a bit of stir around town.

The post description:

Beware the glare. A London skyscraper under construction, called the “Walkie-Talkie” by locals for its distinctive shape, melted a black car parked nearby. The building’s curving, reflective exterior is also being blamed for scorching a van, cracking tiles and burning carpet.Read more

Really. I know sunshine is usually an oddity in London, but who builds a reflective parabolic lens in the heart of an urban area? British Safety Standards? Pah! Who needs ‘em.


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