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Three minutes to midnight
01-22-2015, 10:06 PM #1
Octo Mother Superior
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We are closer to doom than any time since the Cold War, say scientists

Scientists have advanced the 'Doomsday Clock' by two minutes — and it’s closer to midnight than it has been since 1987


A group of scientists formed to predict how close humanity to annihilation has said that we are closer than ever before — warnings of the “truly terrible prospects” facing us.

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists was established in 1947, in the wake of the atomic bomb, to predict how close we are to catastrophe. It uses a clock as a metaphor to show how much danger the world is in, moving it closer to midnight as the end becomes more likely.

The Bulletin said today that it was moving the clock to three minutes to midnight.

Global warming and nuclear accidents are the biggest risks to humanity, the panel that control the group said as they announced the change.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/scienc...96284.html

Looks like even the scientists are promoting panic sex at this point hyper.gif
01-22-2015, 10:13 PM #2
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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yay.gif Great news for a change!




The um... panic sex part.

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01-22-2015, 10:26 PM #3
Accidental Stoner Member
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chuckle.gif

It is so ridiculously obvious, what is going on on this planet.

Keep the slaves in awestricken fear.
01-22-2015, 10:28 PM #4
Octo Mother Superior
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That's the name of the game.

Be afraid of the Lord. Be very afraid.

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01-22-2015, 10:53 PM #5
yankees skier
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İmage

Biere.
01-22-2015, 10:56 PM #6
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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lol.gif Too much to drink eh?

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01-23-2015, 12:01 AM #7
misterbumps Member
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(01-22-2015, 10:53 PM)yankees Wrote:  İmage

lol, I love that guy; he's so funny

great clip!

I wonder if we will ever hit one minute or thirty seconds?

I can see by your coat my friend you're from the other side. Just one thing I got to know. Who won?
01-23-2015, 04:25 AM #8
Ruby Wolf Member
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01-23-2015, 05:18 AM #9
nobody Member
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great minds...
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 Nobody, Has a need to know about anything!
01-23-2015, 03:45 PM #10
Cloud Atlas Member
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This reminds me of an interesting thing;

Someone comes up with a controversial theory, just a common guy, who to prove his point mentions a scientist or 2 who backs up the theory.

Another common guy who disagrees with all that, to prove his point mentions other scientists who are against the theory.

So we have a hot controversial issue and scientists who do not agree with each other.

Now if any of the scientists are right, one of the common guys, the one who agrees is also correct, but does this make him a wiser guy than the other scientists who disagree?

“Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb, we are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.” ― David Mitchell



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