COMET WILL DEFINITELY NOT HIT EARTH – NASA • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/17/comet_elenin/

given the ludicrous manner in which the tabloids hype even minor threats (like the recent revelation that each hour you spend watching TV reduces life expectancy by 22 minutes, or the fact that drinking any amount of alcohol reduces or extends life – depending on the day of the week and whose research they’re hyping at the time. And so on…) I’m almost keen to see what happens to the tabloid headlines the day that NASA announce – with deep regret – that the asteroid headed for us in 2034 (or whenever) has a 60% chance of hitting the planet…

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About Harry Stottle
Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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