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seeds 'doomsday' vault
2015-03-02 13:02:49

The so-called “doomsday vault” located on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard has received its first delivery of forest tree species seeds – a Norway spruce and a Scots pine.

artificial intelligence
2014-08-05 05:06:16

SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has serious concerns over the safety of artificial intelligence, using social media to issue a warning that AI could pose a more serious threat to humanity than nuclear weapons.

Artificial Intelligence Concerns Stephen Hawking
2014-05-04 05:40:58

One of the greatest thinkers in the world believes that artificial intelligence could be “the worst thing to happen to humanity,” and that the scenario depicted in the recently-released Johnny Depp film Transcendence should not be simply dismissed as a work of science fiction.

Doomsday 2012: NASA Debunks The Apocalyptic Prophecies
2012-11-30 10:22:17

Following misinterpretations of the Mayan calendar, doomsday seekers have been busy preparing for a front-row seat for the end of all things.

Artificial Intelligence Could Put Mankind At Risk
2012-11-26 05:28:31

Machines rising up to enslave humanity and take over the world has been a popular theme in many science fiction works, but a new academic center in the works at Cambridge University will be dedicated to studying whether or not these kinds of potential technology-related threats could actually happen.

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2012-08-08 21:42:46

It may seem like poppycock, but the methods utilized in the popular movie Armageddon wouldn't work, according to science.

2012-07-24 13:03:43

December 21, 2012 – the purported last day of a 5,125-year cycle in the Mesoamerican calendar – has been added to an endless list of days when the world has been expected to end.

2012-05-17 23:12:57

As interest in the end of the world increases for 2012 phenomenon followers, Stocktrek Images has put together a stunning collection of apocalyptic art showcasing diverse belief sets.

2012-04-26 23:02:42

Interview with Author of Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power and Civilization, on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April

2011-04-08 00:00:27

Recent catastrophic disasters and chaos in the Middle East have sparked fear around the world creating a renewed interest in modern shelters.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.