Our existence on Earth is fragile. Increase the temperatures a few degrees, lower them the same amount, or throw an asteroid at us, allow the superheated mantle beneath the crust of the Earth to burst forth, and we shall see just how vulnerable we are to the world we live in.
We seem to live in a pre-apocalyptic era. Predictions include several scenarios for the end of the world including galactic alignment, the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, a geomagnetic reversal, collision with Nibiru or some other interplanetary object, alien invasion or the Earth being destroyed by a giant supernova. This is just 2012. Continue reading