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Free Games Friday
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Netflix Movie Night
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Galaxy Trucker on Android, Geometry Wars 3 on iOS and more.
Periscope on Android, Battle of Gods: Ascension on iOS and more.
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Despite the fact that people smarter than you or I have assured us that nothing will happen come December 21, 2012, there’s still a special few who think that the world is going to come to a fiery end. If you’re one of those special folk, good news: there’s bunker you can buy into in regional New South Wales.
We knew that the world isn’t going to end consumed by a supernova in 2012. Now NASA has published another article debunking another doomsday imbeciles’ theory: cosmic alignment between Sun, Earth and the huge black hole at the centre of the galaxy.
Yesterday we learnt that the Soviets still have a working doomsday system in place. This is an SS-17 ICBM master missile, which are launched first. Once they are in the skies, they activate the launch for all the Russian nukes.
Wired Magazine has a fascinating article on the doomsday system that was built by the Soviets 25 years ago. It was designed to obliterate the US no matter what happened to the USSR—and it still works today. Shiver.
As if we didn’t have enough with the world going to hell on its own, two British astronomers-neither of which called Hans Zarkov-are saying that Dark Comets are a huge security risk to Earth:
Forget the Mayans and their silly 2012 doomsday scenario. The real end of the world will happen because of that most venerable of operating systems: UNIX.
You have seen a badass asteroid obliterating Earth in a theoretical simulation, but you probably missed astrophysicist Neal deGrasse Tyson talking about the very real possibility of Apophis hitting California in April 13, 2029.