.. the race to midnight just got faster, according to atomic scientists. Yes indeed, today came an announcement that the dreaded and famed Doomsday Clock inched a bit closer to peril. Earth now stands at 11:55 pm—five short minutes away from complete destruction. Why? Global climate change.. nuclear tensions.. increased war drums across the globe. All this and more, coupled together, equals a clock racing towards annihilation. 2012 was fun until now. Just 10 days in, we discover that we are almost there.. the end times. Not due to a God above but due to the people below..