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    Assessing The Damage Of The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

    Who you gonna call? Disaster-mapping experts.

    Thirty years ago the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man went on a rampage through New York City.

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    Luckily the Ghostbusters turned him into s'more material.

    Cube Cities, a 3D-visualization company, mapped out the risk areas if he happens to trudge through Manhattan again.

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    Here he is wandering towards Park Avenue from East 52nd Street in Midtown Manhattan.

    The exercise uses the Google Earth platform and shows how mapping could be applied to any potential threats.

    Cube Cities / Via cubecities.blogspot.com

    Including if a gas main breaks in the street or if, say, a Fluffernutter man decides to wander through a city. The company maintains it can help coordination with first responders if disaster strikes.

    See the risk evaluation in an animation below.

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