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What If We Built a Road Around the World?

What If We Built a Road Around the World?

Imagine an ultimate road trip across the globe. On a highway along the equator. Wait, there is no highway along the equator… yet. So how about we build one? What would it take to construct the longest road on Earth? How long would you spend behind the wheel to complete this epic journey? And why would building this highway upset environmentalists?

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