DC Comics Tries to Capitalize on Announcement of Impending Apocalyptic Disaster, Regrets It Immediately [Updated]

Today, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced that for the first time since 1953, the Doomsday Clock—its representation of how close the world is to a catastrophic, civilization-ending disaster—would be moved to two minutes to midnight. DC Comics decided that was a grand way to promote its current event…

Hawaii Gov. David Ige Forgot His Twitter Password During That Fake Ballistic Missile Alert

Earlier this month, the state of Hawaii descended into a brief if existentially terrifying panic as its Emergency Management Agency dispatched a mass text message warning of an imminent “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT” after an employee pressed the wrong button. Many residents immediately scrambled for cover from what they…

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