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Apocalypse Now?: Five Places That Could Destroy the World

We live in an age when the apocalypse has become passé. From street preachers with placards to ancient Mayan prophecies, the notion of the “end times” is bandied about with such careless enthusiasm that the very words themselves have been rendered meaningless. We can’t even open a newspaper these days without being confronted by catastrophic earthquakes, nuclear arms races, or ill-advised scientific experiments.

In this guide, however, we look at five places that could pose a realistic threat to our continued existence on this planet. So buckle your seatbelt and dust off the ration packs, as you join us on a tour of places that could destroy the world

The Complete Guide to Places That Could Destroy the World, on Atlas Obscura

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