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Parched plateaus of the Atacama Desert—Via BBC


Some parts of northern Chile have never seen a drop of rain, yet flamingos, cacti and more than one million people have learned to survive in these arid badlands. Read more. (Joel Sartore/National Geographic Stock) At its centre, the Atacama Desert is known as the driest place on Earth, with sterile intimidating stretches where rain has never

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Mystic cell phone towers.


The safety of cell phone towers is the subject of extensive scientific debate. There is a growing body of scientific evidence that the electromagnetic radiation they emit, even at low levels, is dangerous to human health. Over 100 physicians and scientists at Harvard and Boston University Schools of Public Health have called cellular towers a

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