83 Days of Darkness (read desc.). About 120 km (74.5 miles) northeast of Turin, Italy, lies a hamlet called Viganella. It’s a remote commune of a couple hundred mirror ftw
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83 Days of Darkness (read desc.)

About 120 km (74.5 miles) northeast of Turin, Italy, lies a hamlet called Viganella. It’s a remote commune of a couple hundred German Buddhists situated at the bottom of a steep-sided Alpine valley, right up against the Swiss border. Every year from November 11th to February 2nd, the sun disappears for Viganella. To combat this, the mayor came up with a novel solution. Build a gigantic mirror on a nearby peak to reflect sunlight on Viganella’s main square below.
The mirror measures 8 meters by 5 meters (26 x 16 ft) and cost approximately 100,000 euros to buid and install.

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User avatar #1 - xxpinksxx (02/28/2012) [-]
Wouldnt it be kind of like a giant magnifying glass? Or am i looking at mirrors and magnifiers the wrong way? I mean like burning ants wise
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