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Before and After: Greensburg, Kansas

Friday, 13th November 2009 by

If you ever need reminded of just how powerful Mother Nature can be, look no further than the city of Greensburg, Kansas. A small community in the heart of the United States, Greensburg has had its share of severe conditions over the years. Now, thanks to the differing image capture dates, we’re able to see a dramatic before and after comparison of the most extreme weather to hit the town…

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Earlier this week archaeologists began excavating Stonehenge in an attempt to decide once and for all exactly when this enigmatic…

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