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Hello December 21: The ways in which the world could be finished

Hello December 21: The ways in which the world could be finished

Is it over the world? If you’re reading this the obvious answer is no. We know that nothing happened and that everything they said psychics, tarot readers and sellers of survival kits on TV probably has no handle, however, we all talk about the in recent weeks. Whether a joke or because someone took it seriously.

What are the chances that the world ends? FayerWayer take in some of the stories that have been repeated over the end of the world, and look how plausible is to occur, and how our world really affect if some of these things were to occur. After all, the obsession with the end of the world with us as human beings from the beginning of time – in Wikipedia is a list of the dates on which it is predicted apocalyptic events, and this part in no less than 634 before of Christ.

The Meteor

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There is already a consensus in the scientific world that what killed the dinosaurs was the impact and subsequent impact of a meteorite 65 million years ago , in an event known as the “mass extinction of the Cretaceous-Tertiary” where virtually all creatures survivors were no more than five kilos of weight (was extinguished 75% of the planet’s species). The point is that not all asteroids are equal.

Link: December 21: How can we defend a meteorite?

Solar Storm

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Much has been made of solar storms and how dangerous they can be if its size grew, for all electrical and electronic infrastructure of the Earth, which in case of failure in bulk, we send back, nonstop, to the Middle Ages.

Is it possible that a hits the Earth and that the electromagnetic pulse produced leaves us in the dark for years?

 

Zombie Invasion

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Can a man become a cannibal because of illness or a drug? have been treated as a disease not only in fiction but also scientifically. While the government of the United States has a plan of action in case of an invasion of this type, a group of Chilean researchers created a model to predict what would happen in the event of the occurrence of a worldwide zombie infection.

The Super-Earthquake

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According to some, an interpretation for the Third Mystery of Fatima said to shake the earth for several consecutive hours, leaving dire consequences for our humanity. But maybe it’s a bit much to think that actually tremble so long, so we land the subject to something more realistic: a single super-earthquake somewhere in the world. Or everywhere.

Link: December 21: The Super-earthquake

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