Doomsday Clock Set At 5 Minutes To Midnight

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Posted: January 15, 2013 The world may have avoided the apocalypse on December 21, 2012 but the end may still be near. The Doomsday Clock is currently sitting at five minutes to midnight to symbolize how close humanity has come to destroying the world. The doomsday clock started in 1947 as a way to warn against nuclear weapons. Midnight represents humanity’s destruction and the hands of the clock represent the degree of danger. In 1947 the clock was set to 11:53. In 1953, it was set to 11:57 as tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union continued to build. The earliest the Doomsday Clock has ever been set, according to Fox News, was in 1991 when the clock was set at 17…

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