City Living

Rumble Strips Get Funky

In Japan, engineers have invented rumble strips that make music when you drive over them. Well, sort of music. It's a Japanese pop song we don't recognize — sounds more like a rhythmic washing machine.

The Guardian explains.

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If you listen to the start of the road music without any prior knowledge of its origin it sounds a bit like a muffled version of Gizmo's song from the Gremlins.

Sent by Bonnie | 1:55 PM | 11-30-2007