Yawn: The Doomsday Clock of activists + B-bombs suck at killing roaches, make U sick

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Yawn: The doomsday clock created by antinuclear activists is still close to midnight
https://www.science20.com/hank_campbell/...ght-236292

Hank Campbell: The Doomsday Clock, a public relations stunt created by Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists remains stuck [...where...] it was in 1953, the height of the Cold War... Today their worry is ... also global warming and President Trump, and that is why they have solemnly announced that the Doomsday Clock is still at 2 until midnight, with midnight being the End Of The World.

Wow, we need to panic, right? Not really, they are activists, preaching doom is how they raise money. And two minutes is somewhat meaningless when you consider that it started at 7 in 1947. ... Ever after President Reagan ended the Cold War that brought the Doomsday Clock into existence they only gave his successor President George H. W. Bush 17 minutes until the apocalypse. To keep people paying for their newsletters it is not just about nuclear bombs or energy any more, now they use a vague "diplomacy" metric, pollution, and progress on climate change in their secret sauce.

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Bug Bombs suck at killing roaches & they can make you sick
https://gizmodo.com/bug-bombs-suck-at-ki...1832129271

INTRO: One of the most dramatic ways to eradicate cockroaches—the bug bomb—may be more harmful to humans than to pests, according to a new study. In a real-world test, the study found that several bug bomb brands did nothing to eliminate cockroach infestations, especially when compared to simple gel bait traps. At the same time, these bombs also left behind levels of pesticides that could threaten the health of people...

MORE: https://gizmodo.com/bug-bombs-suck-at-ki...1832129271
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