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Whether you think the modern world is great or terrible, you probably agree that it has some surprising consequences for the planet and its inhabitants. We asked our readers to bring us examples of that, where modern conveniences are having a strange, underreported impact -- for better or for worse.

None of us are willing to turn back the clock, in spite of things like:

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Shower heads can cause lung disease. CRACKEDCON Research showed that 30% of the tested shower heads were hazardous to our health. The Mycobacterium av

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Big cities CRACKEDCON generate their own thunderstorms because of the skyscrapers, heat, and pollution. The city heat warms the air, which is funneled

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