How The Modern World Affects Us In Unseen Ways

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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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