It pales in comparison

Oh no, a concrete case of how a city is killing its people:

Iran smog ‘kills 3,600 in month’
Air pollution is estimated to have killed nearly 10,000 people in Tehran over a one-year period, including 3,600 in a month, Iranian officials say.

Most of the deaths were caused by heart attacks and respiratory illnesses brought on by smog, they said.

The scale of the problem led one senior official to say living in the Iranian capital was like “collective suicide”.

Am reading a live blog-port of the Macworld SF 2007 Keynote, and I know now that it was all worth waiting for. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is here!!!

Douglas Adams, I wish you were too.

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