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U.N. to Establish International Asteroid Warning Group; Armageddon/Waterworld Falls (A/W-2=90%)

Posted October 28th, 2013 UN Mounts Asteroid Defense Plan Following ‘Bad Luck’ Of Chelyabinsk Meteor By Philip Ross (International Business Times) Astronomers have warned that our planet is long overdue for a defense plan against catastrophic asteroid collisions. When Read More >

Eight States Pledge to Invest in the (Near) Future of Zero-Emission Vehicles; Armageddon/Waterworld and Road Warrior Dip (A/W-1=92%, RW-1=74%)

Posted October 25th, 2013 Governors Push for Zero-Emission Cars By Chloe Albanesius ( The governors of eight states this week joined forces to put millions of zero-emission cars on the road in the next decade. The governors of California, Connecticut, Maryland, Read More >

Filet-O-Fish and Sushi a Thing of the Past? Marine Habitats and Organisms Threatened by Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Soylent Green Rises, Star Trek Falls (SG+1=86%, ST-1=82%)

Posted October 16th, 2013 Study concludes climate change will wreak havoc on oceans by 2100 By Mark Floyd (Gazette-Times) CORVALLIS – A new study looking at the impacts of climate change on the world’s ocean systems concludes that by the year 2100, about 98 percent of Read More >

Global Temperatures Could Increase ‘To Levels with No Recorded Precedent by Middle of This Century’; Armageddon/Waterworld Rises, Star Trek Falls (A/W+1=93%, ST-1=83%)

Posted October 9th, 2013 By 2047, Coldest Years May Be Warmer Than Hottest in Past By Justin Gillis (The New York Times) If greenhouse emissions continue their steady escalation, temperatures across most of the earth will rise to levels with no recorded precedent by the Read More >

Scientists Plan to Build a Supercomputer ‘Human Brain’ Within 10 Years; Matrix/Terminator, Star Trek Rise (M/T+1=47%, ST+1=84%)

Posted October 7th, 2013 How to build a human brain (with a computer 1,000x faster than today’s) By John Brandon ( What if you could build a computer that works just like the human brain? Scientists have started to imagine the possibilities: We could invent Read More >

NASA Furloughs 18,000 Employees Following Government Shutdown; Star Trek Into Darkness (ST-5=83%)

Posted October 1st, 2013 Thousands of NASA employees furloughed by government shutdown By Shern-min Chow ( HOUSTON — The biggest impact of the government shutdown in Space City may be at the Johnson Space Center where 3,000 NASA employees got the official Read More >