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Body Heat http://global.fncstatic.com/static/managed/img/Scitech/RTR245N8.jpgThe next time you’re standing in a crowded subway in the middle of summer, don’t sweat it. The heat your body produces can warm an entire building, complete with offices, apartments and shops. At least that’s what is happening in Stockholm, Sweden and Paris, France. Jernhuset, a state owned property administration company, is putting together a plan to capture body heat from train commuters traveling through Stockholm’s Central Station. The heat will warm water running through pipes, which will then be pumped through the building’s ventilation system.RELATED: We're Close to Harnessing Nuclear FusionParis Habitat, owner of a low-income housing project in Paris, will also use body heat to warm 17 apartments in a building, which is directly above a metro station near Pompidou Center. On a more morbid and less sweaty note, a crematorium in the United Kingdom is using gasses released from the cremation process to h...

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