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iCandy: Electronics for Power and Play

A giant circuit breaker, a virtual pop star, and a wind turbine at a ballpark

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Photo: Amy Sancetta/AP Photo
Workers assemble a giant white corkscrew that now sits atop the southeast corner of Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians, of Major League Baseball. The device, designed by engineers at Cleveland State University, houses four wind turbines that depend on the corkscrew configuration to gather wind so they can generate power even at low wind speeds.

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