Doomsday clock to be set Thurs. Jan. 14

The Doomsday clock will be adjusted Thursday January 14th at 10:00am Eastern. And for the first time, you can watch it live on the interwebs at

The Doomsday Clock is a metaphor for how close human civilization is to self-destruction. The closest it got was 2 minutes to midnight (midnight being "the end") in the 50s with the race between the Soviets and the Americans to build the first atom bomb. (Source: Discovery news)

DoomsDay clock announcement from on Vimeo.

Should be interesting to see how close we are with the current wars, poverty, hunger etc that we're dealing with... How close do you think we'll be?