Oh, good grief! How many would-be catastrophes have come and gone? 1984? Y3K? The Mayan Calendar?
Recent news sories in 2013 have warned of giant solar flares reaching all of the way to good Old Planet Earth to destroy it. Sounds like a terrible fate, but somehow the frightening scenarios never materialize.
That said; we now have a truely serious threat and a matter of deepest concern. :( ... ......... Holy DIsaster Batman! .... The dreaded Teenage Mutant Short-Term Pollutants are coming! .... Is there no hope? How will we survive? ..... Tune in next week for another thrilling episode of As The World Revolves.
Now, it must be the time to clean up our 1960's fall out shelters and restock the food and water rations in them.