Seed Vault

Remember the Doomsday Seed Vault we posted about a few months back? If not, 60 Minutes gives us a brief tour of this structure, which is “prepared to withstand nuclear missile attacks and keep our plants’ genetic codes safe.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

And while the plan is all well and good, if I’m anywhere near Longyearbyen when the sky rains radioactive fire, Man will be losing a few species of plants to prevent my seeds from dropping like acorns.

[via Gizmodo]