Tired of apocalyptic false alarms? Feeling burned by el sinko de Mayan? Still have the supplies you laid in for Y2K? Well, hold tight. There really is dark at the end of the tunnel and it's less than 300 billion years away. That's when the Unix, which powers most computing systems, will tap out and take us mortals along with it. But who's to say we'll even make it that far? There are many threats to human existence: the expanding sun, intergalactic war, more "Gangnam Style" videos. In the meantime, synchronize your watches for Dec. 4, 292,277,026,596. At 15:30 Coordinated Universal Time. And, OK, 8 seconds. If you want to be exact. [Source]
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