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It seems like every day we hear of a new imminent threat to humanity: incurable disease, nuclear war, electronics-induced cancer. But Wired magazine explains why the world won’t end in 2012, or any time soon. Humanity has technology to thank; man-made advancements to quality of life and agricultural practices means that we can survive ecological threats like malaria or global warming. The key, the author argues, is to evolve and innovate to tackle challenges that arise.
Last week Minneapolis hosted the first Internet Cat Video Film Festival, where over 100,000 cat lovers (and “a few dogs … for irony”) congregated for a furry good time, according to the New York Times. The entries varied in style from documentary to foreign to comedy. The winner: a black-and-white short film, Henri 2, Paw de Deux. Cat lovers can view the entire playlist of videos screened here.
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