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Can This Real Estate Gimmick Save the World?

Fernando Fischmann thinks his massive manmade lakes can help sell luxury homes—and cool power plants and desalinate oceans, too.

In April, Steve Wynn announced plans to tear up the golf course that lies behind two of his Las Vegas hotels and replace it with a 38-acre man-made lake, about the size of 30 American football fields. Rising from the middle of the lagoon, Wynn said during a conference call last week, will be a 10-story mountain, accessible by zip line and electric ferry, that will serve as a launching point for nightly fireworks. 

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