A former Air Force software engineer writes about his time living underground in the Cheyenne Mountain Complex, America’s nuclear command center.
"It's now 70 years since the end of the most horrific war in history," the renowned intellectual said in a recent talk. "It ended with the use of an ultimate weapon which can bring human history to an end." He added, soberingly: "We've been living under that shadow ever since."
The space agency is so confident in its prediction that it has already released a video explaining why the world didn't end Dec. 21.
Here we have a very interesting object lesson on the psychological phenomenon known as rationalization Followers of Family Radio's self-styled prognosticator Harold Camping, who encountered some problems with his theory that the world would end last Saturday -- specifically, in that it didn't end last Saturday -- had to come to terms (more).
Norway is starting construction on a massive subterranean complex on the Arctic island of Svalbard to store seeds of all known crops in the world. More than 100 countries have signed on to the project, which is designed to reestablish plants in the wake of an apocalyptic manmade or natural attack. Norway's Agriculture Minister Terje Riis-Johansen called the vault a "Noah's Ark on Svalbard."