Tag: transportation

Tragedy


American among 80 killed in Spain train crash; driver detained. Excessive speed has been identified as the likely main cause of the accident. Spain has declared three days of national mourning over the crash, Europe’s worst mainline rail accident for more than 25 years. The death toll has climbed to 80 and could rise further….Gallery photos via

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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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