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Book Review: Megacatastrophes – WSJ.com

January 23, 2013 – Nine Strange Ways the World Could End:  In “Megacatastrophes!: Nine Strange Ways the World Could End,” David Darling and Dirk Schulze-Makuch offer a much more impressive list of lethal possibilities, which they score on a “Catastrophometer,” giving … Continue reading

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Tehran Is Choked by Annual Buildup of Air Pollution – NYTimes.com

January 7,2013 – Tehran is Choked by Annual Air Pollution:  The haze of pollution occurs every year when cold air and windless days trap fumes belched out by millions of cars and hundreds of old factories between the peaks of … Continue reading

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