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7 Times Tech Almost Ended the World — Infographic

7 Times Technology Almost Ended the World

“The importance of thoroughly testing new technology is highlighted in this infographic. We take a light-hearted, yet terrifying look at how close the human race has come to destroying all life on planet earth.”

This infographic from Hudman Solutions is a very interesting look at just how close we’ve come to being wiped out here on planet Earth.  While these aren’t necessarily the whole place goes boom events, it is scary to think that we were mere minutes away from the total destruction of civilization as we know it — especially when it comes to nuclear tech! [VIA]

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Posted by on December 1, 2016 in Infographics


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Gambling With Life As We Know It – Infographic

Gambling With Life on Earth

Lots of people like to try to predict the end of the world.  How many of us will ever forget the fervor leading up to December 21, 2012?  Just how close has the world come to ending, through both natural and man-made disasters?  Today’s infographic highlights some of the closest calls we’ve had. [VIA]

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Posted by on July 29, 2013 in Infographics


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Photo of the Day – 3/21/13 (Submerged Roller Coaster)

Daily Photo — “Submerged Roller Coaster”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a photo analysis

The remains of the Jet Star Roller Coaster in Seaside Heights, NJ after its pier was destroyed and submerged in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, 2012.

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Posted by on March 21, 2013 in Daily Photo


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