Atomic Doomsday Clock Moves Closer To Midnight

Citing danger of nuclear proliferation and climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the hand of it’s ‘Doomsday Clock’ to five minutes to midnight.

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  • MadHierophant

    You’d think I’d want to reference Watchmen, but that had a happy ending compared to Punisher: The End, which seems FAR more plausible.

    • I_abide

      Great I had just gotten the image of blue bits scrubbed from my mind and you put it back there.  Now I need more brain bleach.

  • Anonymous

    You’d think I’d want to reference Watchmen, but that had a happy ending compared to Punisher: The End, which seems FAR more plausible.

  • Anonymous

    You’d think I’d want to reference Watchmen, but that had a happy ending compared to Punisher: The End, which seems FAR more plausible.

  • Anonymous

    Great I had just gotten the image of blue bits scrubbed from my mind and you put it back there.  Now I need more brain bleach.

  • Anarchy Pony

    It’s already “midnight” in the future, we just haven’t gotten there yet.

  • Anarchy Pony

    It’s already “midnight” in the future, we just haven’t gotten there yet.

  • Nostromo Operator

    search youtube or google  for ” UFOs deactivating nukes ” and stop worrying.

  • Nostromo Operator

    search youtube or google  for ” UFOs deactivating nukes ” and stop worrying.

    • CosmicAmazing

      Yeah, I have to agree with you. I’ve seen way too much evidence that suggests UFO’s are very much against nukes. I don’t think we could have a nuclear war even if we wanted to. Kinda makes ya feel good, ET’s got your back. ;-) 

    • chubby

      nukes, the greatest psyche weapon of all time, you cant rule a radioactive wilderness….

  • Hadrian999

    wow scientists getting in touch with their inner pat robertson

  • Hadrian999

    wow scientists getting in touch with their inner pat robertson

  • CosmicAmazing

    Yeah, I have to agree with you. I’ve seen way too much evidence that suggests UFO’s are very much against nukes. I don’t think we could have a nuclear war even if we wanted to. Kinda makes ya feel good, ET’s got your back. ;-) 

  • chubby

    nukes, the greatest psyche weapon of all time, you cant rule a radioactive wilderness….

  • Mutually assured destruction

    So the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have revealed themselves as a Propaganda front.  They want us to worry about the fabricated Iranian nuclear threat and carbon footprint (they don’t seem to mind all of those tanks rolling around in the Middle East burning fossil fuel).

    The real threats to humanity are Fukushima and depleted uranium.  Maybe these “Atomic Scientists” will finally take notice when their own babies are born deformed.

  • Mutually assured destruction

    So the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have revealed themselves as a Propaganda front.  They want us to worry about the fabricated Iranian nuclear threat and carbon footprint (they don’t seem to mind all of those tanks rolling around in the Middle East burning fossil fuel).

    The real threats to humanity are Fukushima and depleted uranium.  Maybe these “Atomic Scientists” will finally take notice when their own babies are born deformed.

  • Derp I dont get it

    OK I get it 5 minutes to midnight, but what does that mean in real-life numbers? I don’t understand the scale they are using. Like what is 1 minute of the Doomsday Clock? 1 month real time? Anyone?

  • DeepCough

    At midnight, I think the clock should play “We’ll Meet Again” by Vera Lynn. It would be both appropriate and nostalgic.

  • DeepCough

    At midnight, I think the clock should play “We’ll Meet Again” by Vera Lynn. It would be both appropriate and nostalgic.

  • Blaggef22

     it’s just an allegory. there is no correlation with real time clocks. as we approach midnight we approach global nuclear shitstorm. during the cold war they measured it in seconds. it’s a silly worry-o-meter. it can move either way through time to show we’re getting closer or further from the sky falling.

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