Doomsday Clock now set at 3 minutes to Midnight

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    I remember hearing about the doomsday clock as a kid. I had completely forgotten about it for years. I think they introduced it in 1947. It has reached 2 minutes to midnight during the cold war i think but was set back to 14 minutes to midnight when we signed the nuclear arm reduction treaty. Now it's back to 3 minutes to midnight.

     
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    I read that in Boris Karloff's voice
     
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    4:40 here on the East coast. What are you doing up Dawg?
     
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    What is supposed to happen when it reaches midnight? Or maybe it will never reach midnight?
     
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    Insomnia is a bitch.
     
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    We pay the price for being ass holes, or not.
     
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    Cousin Brucie overthrows the government and saves us from annihilation by taking us all to Palisades Park! :yay:
     
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    The clock business is really old school, you just dont hear about it any more. I remember hearing about it on old news reels they used to show in the 50's on how to brace for a nuclear war.
     
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    It's odd that we never hit midnight. Wonder what "time" it was on 9-11
     
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    The minute hand has only moved 4 times since the 40's.
     
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    Oh well. We don't use the useless color threat any more either. Time to update !
     
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    It shouldn't be a problem, at least for the next 1.5 years....until the end of 2016 the Doomsday Clock is running on CPT. So, it's really set back 47 minutes. Relax.
     
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    Good, I've got time to get up, take a leak and still get a minute of sleep.
     
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    Palisades Park was great, except my mom wouldn't let us go swimming in the pool they had there because she said
    we might get polio. :bigcry:
     
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    It probably will move back now that there is a nuclear deal with Iran.