the state of things


It's The End of The World As We Know It

by Douglas Lindsay - 13:25 on 17 February 2012

Scientists are now predicting with enormous certainty that the world will end on the 21st December this year. If you've always planned to make that trip to to see the cousins in New Zealand, you'd better be getting on with it.

This week's THIS BLASTED LIFE column addresses the issue of total planet species extinction head on, with interviews with senior global scientists such as Dr Hans Wan-Koff and Professor Malcolm Connery of Glasgow's own Institute of Special Things.

In recent years there’s been one thing after another, disaster upon disaster. It’s extraordinary, and I’m literally eating my own face in astonishment. Tsunamis, earthquakes, wars, famine, dying birds. And now the Rangers have gone for a Burton. Look me in the eye and tell me the world isn’t ending…

Click on the image to read the latest exciting episode in the blog series that pundits are already calling "that thing written by that bloke."


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