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How To Measure The End Of The World.


I was researching a fun post about the apocalypse today when I suddenly came across a disaster scale I’d never even heard of before. It’s the Volcanic Explosivity Index, which is a way of measuring the magnitude of volcanic eruptions via the amount of ejecta they produce – not a perfect way of ranking volcanic eruptions, if you ask me, but probably the only one that’s really possible given all the different ways a volcano can explode. It then struck me that it might be a good idea to spend a little while talking about the major disaster scales and why they’re set up the way they are, since it’ll be a good setup for whenever I do get around to the apocalypse, as well as ensuring that next time you read a news report about an earthquake you’ll have some idea of what the experts mean when they say it measured 5.8 on the Richter scale.

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Debunk It? I Can’t Even Spell It.

Jiiiiim asks

Hentzau a matter of utmost importance has arisen.

According to gentlemen like http://www.youtube.com/user/gorilla199 we are on course to be hit by the planet Nibiru early in the 21st century. Obviously the freemasons are hushing this up but you are a man of science and so I ask: why do you deny that extra-terrestrials from the Zeta Reticuli star system have warned us about this impending catastrophe? It even has a wiki page if that’ll help. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nibiru_cataclysm


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