[VIDEO] Why Steam Pours From New York City Streets

For over a century, 105 miles of pipes underneath Manhattan's streets have delivered steam to some of the city's oldest and tallest buildings. But once in a while, a pipe explodes - blasting a massive hole into the street and spraying boiling hot steam, water, and asbestos into the air. These catastrophes tend to raise the question: is it time to wean New York off steam?

via Cheddar

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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