Midnight In The Desert — apocalypse

'Apocalyptic' sounds recorded in Hawaii

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'Apocalyptic' sounds recorded in Hawaii

A video recording of eerie trumpet sounds from Hawaii has gone viral on YouTube, leading some to speculate that the End Times and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ are imminent. Others suggested UFOs, scientific explanations, and even Godzilla. (Watch the video above.) "Jesus Christ is coming soon. I say it is a trumpet," a YouTube user named "Believer John Seventeen" posted. Another user agreed. "Christ shall return. If you know Him, then you know His warnings — every eye shall hear and every ear shall hear," posted "Roger Dat." "Be not afraid for you are saved by faith in...

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse

In my mid-20s, I spent three months living in Broome, a coastal township in Western Australia famous for its moonrises, pink beaches, and pearl farms. Each morning during what is known locally as “the buildup” (the hot, muggy weeks heralding the wet season), I would stuff a towel in a bag and trudge out to where the red pindan soil—distinctive to the Kimberley region—marbles powdery dunes, longing to dunk my body in the postcard sea. Often, I could go no farther than the water’s edge. Signs pitched by lifeguards along the beach showed a stick figure lashed by a mass...

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Radio Apocalypse: The GWEN System

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Radio Apocalypse: The GWEN System

Recent developments on the world political stage have brought the destructive potential of electromagnetic pulses (EMP) to the fore, and people seem to have internalized the threat posed by a single thermonuclear weapon. It’s common knowledge that one bomb deployed at a high enough altitude can cause a rapid and powerful pulse of electrical and magnetic fields capable of destroying everything electrical on the ground below, sending civilization back to the 1800s in the blink of an eye. Things are rarely as simple as the media portray, of course, and this is especially true when a phenomenon with complex physics...

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World Will End On 19 November With ‘Earthquake Apocalypse’. We Have Only 1 Week Left

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World Will End On 19 November With ‘Earthquake Apocalypse’. We Have Only 1 Week Left

We’ve already seen a lot of predictions this year regarding the end of the world. The latest one was regarding some Planet Nibiru which was supposed to bring the doomsday on Sept 23. That didn’t happen, of course! So maybe crack open your advent calendar early and stick two fingers up at your sadistic Legs, Bums and Tums instructor. The assumption has been put forward by conspiracy theorist, Terral Croft, who pinpoints the exact date as 19 November – at least you’ve got time to attend some fun bonfire night displays… Writing via conspiracy-riddled blog, Planet X, Croft noted: The...

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How to Survive Doomsday

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How to Survive Doomsday

Let’s be optimistic and assume that we manage to avoid a self-inflicted nuclear holocaust, an extinction-sized asteroid, or deadly irradiation from a nearby supernova. That leaves about 6 billion years until the sun turns into a red giant, swelling to the orbit of Earth and melting our planet. Sounds like a lot of time. But don’t get too relaxed. Doomsday is coming a lot sooner than that. The Earth is, in some ways, in a precarious spot in the solar system. There’s a range of orbital distances inside which a planet can have both liquid surface water (which is believed...

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