Hooray!: Doomsday Clock Set Back A Minute

January 14, 2010


The Doomsday Clock, which I'd like to think looks a little more official than that piece of shit in the picture, has been set back a minute, to 6-minutes till midnight. I suspect it's some sort of governmental diversion.

The Doomsday Clock has been set back 1 minute for the first time in its 63-year history. In moving the clock from 5 minutes before midnight to 6 minutes before midnight, scientists expressed optimism for humanity's future.

This end-of-the-world clock, set up in 1947, is meant to convey how close we are to the end of the world via catastrophe caused by nuclear weapons or climate change, among other factors.

Yeah? Well how about throwing robots into the factor-mix? Because *punching away on TI-83* according to my most recent calculation: 80085. Love those things. What were we talking about?

Doomsday Deferred: End-of-World Clock Set Back 1 Minute [livescience]

Thanks to Jop and sherrie, who will end the world whenever they want to. TERRORISTS!

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