Most Americans expect the next great earthquake in the United States to come on the west coast
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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists chose to keep its so-called Doomsday Clock at three minutes to midnight this year, but said the lack of a tick forward shouldn’t be taken as a good sign.
Editor’s Note: The following report originally published at Zero Hedge is based directly on data, analysis and information provided by The Federal Reserve. Most people may not know this, but The Fed has been attempting to control the economy from the get-go and many of the actions they took during the Great Depression rhyme with what they’re doing now. And if history is any guide, then all hell is going to break loose in coming weeks and months. The last time they attempted similar machinations it resulted in a major collapse of global financial markets. But this time is different, right?
WE will find out how close we are to Armageddon when the world’s most revered scientists gather in Washington DC to announce what time it is on the Doomsday Clock.
The symbolic timekeeper of our impending destruction is currently set at three minutes to midnight — the closest we have ever been to that dreaded hour since the clock began ticking in 1947.
The clock is a universally recognised indicator of our vulnerability to catastrophe from nuclear weapons, emerging technologies and more recently, global warming. We ignore it at our peril.
Recently, Tyler Allen, an Orlando, Florida-based sports bar and nightclub owner, handed over $3 million in cash for a luxury condo near Concordia, Kansas; it wasn’t the indoor swimming pool, hydroponic vegetable garden or 17-seat movie theater that impressed and attracted him.
The main selling point, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal, was not the 1,820-square-foot apartment at all, in fact. It was the underground, decommissioned missile silo buried 174 feet below — a silo capable of withstanding even a nuclear attack.
Like so many who are concerned about the direction and future of the country feel obliged to do when the media comes calling, Allen insisted to the WSJ that, hey, he’s no crazy conspiracy nut or “tinfoil hat-wearing” type. Rather, he says, he is concerned about growing security threats like a global health pandemic, cataclysmic weather and terrorist attacks.
“There’s a Camp David for the president,” he told the paper. “If you’re at a certain level where you can afford it, you can get that, too.”
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The apocalypse may be a popular subject of sci-fi films, but there are some very real scientific theories in danger of becoming reality.
These include being blown to smithereens as an asteroid smashes into Earth and a highly infectious pandemic that wipes out huge swathes of the global population within days.
However, the most probable is the eruption of a supervolcano, according to a feature in How It Works magazine, which details seven of the most devastating scenarios and threats facing mankind.
We live in a world where a rumor spread online is enough to set whole swaths of the population into total panic, regardless of whether or not that info is fact or fiction. Twitter rumors have caused bank runs in multiple countries now, for example. This is just the times we’re living in.
Well this week, after two large volcanoes erupted which forced 1,200 Indonesians to flee their homes, it was reported that an ocean buoy showed a sharp water level drop in one area. The report went on to say this reading proved that the Juan de Fuca Plate suddenly shifted eastward without warning and slipped below the North American Plate.
With the exception of a handful of one-time events, it had been such a mild winter across most of the U.S. that numerous retailers have been complaining how negatively impacted their topline has been as a result of the warmer weather (clearly having forgotten how they complained about precisely the opposite in prior years).
All that is about to change, and all those warm weather-slammed retailers are about to get just the top line-boosting gift they have been waiting for because according to AccuWeather, the Northeast – from Charleston all the way to Boston – is about to be hit with a major winter storm, with the potential for heavy snow to impact more than 50 million people at the end of the week.
Stephen Hawking has warned humanity that it is likely to wipe itself out — unless it manages to escape the Earth.
A nuclear watchdog group warns that, despite efforts to secure nuclear material, nations are still vulnerable to theft, as well as acts of sabotage or cyberattacks, which could enable terrorists to obtain nuclear materials or trigger a dangerous meltdown.