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Robert Blakeley, Designer Of The Fallout Shelter Sign, Has Died

Designer Robert W. Blakeley isn’t a household name, but every American has seen his work. No, he wasn’t employed by Coca-Cola or Ford or Disney, but instead worked for the US government. Blakeley’s most famous design? He came up with the yellow and black fallout shelter sign. Sadly, he died…

Meanwhile In The Future: The Earth Is Falling Into The Sun

The Earth, right now, is revolving around the sun at about 100,000km/h. But what would happen if we slowed to a stop? At that point, the planet would have exactly 64 1/2 days before it crashed into the sun. In this week’s episode, we find out what would happen during…

This Is The Exact Date When Our Computer World Ends

This Is The Exact Date When Our Computer World Ends

The world didn’t end last Friday just like the world didn’t end in the year 2000, with failing computers deleting bank accounts and crashing aeroplanes. That doesn’t mean the world isn’t going to end. It will. And if we keep our current operating systems, this is the exact date when…