In just two days (Thursday at 10am EST), the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will reset the infamous Doomsday Clock, which “illustrates how close the Bulletin thinks humanity is to ultimate catastrophe.” Continue reading for the official announcement infomercial.

Besides, the farthest the hand has ever been from midnight – 11:43 – was in 1991 when Russia and the US signed the Strategic Arms Control Treaty, START.

[via NS]