- the interactive theatre show is coming to the Museum of Science and Industry
Though references to an apocalyptic 'end of days' runs through ISIS, framing the group as a doomsday
cult oversimplifies it and is ultimately counterproductive to understanding how it works and what the best ways to fight against it are.
Survival preppers and vegetable gardeners can find out more about doomsday
emergency seeds at Amazon.com.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists maintains a metaphorical Doomsday
Clock, with midnight representing global catastrophe by nuclear weapons or climate change.
The bulletin has included climate change in its doomsday
clock since 2007.
In the late 1950s, the famous nuclear strategist Herman Kahn facetiously suggested building what he called a "Doomsday
Machine." A computer would be wired to detonate a vast array of nuclear bombs if the Soviet Union took an action defined as intolerable.
"We had a simple idea about shedding light on doomsday
as a new concept that no one has approached through theatre before," said producer and general co-ordinator Mohsin Al Sti.
"There is no one in the village with a negative perception of Turkey although the word 'doomsday
' implies a negative expectation," he said.
Proponents of doomsday
believe that Bugarach, a tiny village in southwest France, would escape the calamity.
As the world goes to bizarre lengths to prepare for the worst (see box) on December 21, the hyped end-date of an ancient calendar, Al Hariri said: "The doomsday
prophecies are a complete hoax."
Summary: Beijing: Chinese authorities have detained 93 people accused of spreading doomsday
rumours and arrested a ...
The space agency recently saw fit to take its debunking hammer to persistent online tales of a fictional dwarf planet that is supposedly on a collision course with Earth, popular prophecies associated with the Mayan calendar, and other doomsday
scenarios that fall apart under minimal scrutiny.
This year National Geographic premiered a new reality TV show entitled, Doomsday
prophet Harold Camping was wrong when he predicted the world would end on May 21 and now he has been proved wrong again.
ANKARA, Apr 4, 2011 (TUR) -- Mayor of Turkish capital province of Ankara, Melih Gokcek, said Monday that "the brotherhood between Turkey and Pakistan would continue until doomsday