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The Doomsday Clock is as close as it's been to Armageddon since the Cold War

You might know it best from Watchmen, but the Doomsday Clock is a real thing — and we just ticked a little bit closer to all-out Armageddon.

Why has a 260-foot crater opened up in Siberia?
Jul 17, 2014

A massive crater said to be approximately 260 feet wide has opened up a in remote part of Siberia. What is it, and why did this happen?

Eco-Disaster: The best sci-fi films about environmental collapse
Apr 22, 2014

Of all the possible sci-fi scenarios in which the world and/or civilization as we know it comes crashing to an end, the environmental catastrophe seems more and more the likeliest.