While America is still stuck in the 20th century with crumbling roads and weakened bridges, Europe seems to be moving ahead. The Netherlands is really charging full steam forward into the future with ambitious plans for a futuristic highway system that glows in the dark

The highway uses special paint that takes in energy during daylight hours, and disperses it at night to illuminate road markings. Even small LED lights on the shoulder have pinwheels to recycle wind energy from passing cars