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(Daily Mail)   Serious Business: Just a heads-up, Earth's magnetic field is collapsing   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line 163
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2014-01-28 12:37:45 AM  
do we really have to do this 30 times a year?
 
2014-01-28 12:48:11 AM  
I've been assured that this already happened 9 years ago.

thishollowearth.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-01-28 01:04:46 AM  
I predict that sooner or later the GW deniers will notice this fact and start pointing out that the earth was warming during the same period that the field was weakening!

STUDY IT OUT

correlations are critical thinking

/sigh
 
2014-01-28 01:33:46 AM  
So my kids' drawings are going to fall off the fridge? 'Cause I got tape. I'm ready.
 
2014-01-28 02:42:46 AM  

namatad: I predict that sooner or later the GW deniers will notice this fact


What fact? That the poles are about to swap? That's a fact now? That was fast.
 
2014-01-28 02:44:44 AM  
Well, I'm ready to panic.
 
2014-01-28 02:48:54 AM  
Given that this is being reported by the Daily Mail, a scientific journal of HIGH REPUTE, I don't see any reason to doubt this. Let the panic begin!

2.bp.blogspot.com

Nah, I'm just shiatting you. The Daily Fail rags again!
 
2014-01-28 02:49:25 AM  
The sun went down below the horizon a few hours ago.  I don't want to alarm anyone, but it may never come back.
 
2014-01-28 02:51:17 AM  
www.beijingshots.com

The only Pole I wanna see flip...
 
2014-01-28 03:01:54 AM  

Etchy333: The sun went down below the horizon a few hours ago.  I don't want to alarm anyone, but it may never come back.


As long as the Pharaoh keeps doing his morning prayers, Ra will rise.
 
2014-01-28 04:19:03 AM  
I think I've seen this movie.  It was terrible.
 
2014-01-28 04:22:56 AM  
i feel kind of funny...i think something is happ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 
2014-01-28 04:24:29 AM  
Not to worry anyone or anything, but they had to renumber the runways in Anchorage awhile back due to magnetic drift.
 
2014-01-28 04:28:39 AM  
I guess it's a slow news day over at Mail Online, since the future pole flip has been known about for quite a few decades now, there wasn't much reason to panic twenty years ago, and there really isn't much to panic about now, either.

There again, judging by the nekkid buttock pics on the sidebar of the TFA, it's pretty much ALWAYS a slow news day over there.
 
2014-01-28 04:30:01 AM  
I'm skeered!  Somebody hold me please!
 
2014-01-28 04:32:20 AM  

fredbox: Not to worry anyone or anything, but they had to renumber the runways in Anchorage awhile back due to magnetic drift.


How many did they lose?
 
2014-01-28 04:36:50 AM  

Darth_Lukecash: [www.beijingshots.com image 620x790]

The only Pole I wanna see flip...


O_O
 
2014-01-28 04:38:58 AM  

namatad: do we really have to do this 30 times a year?


Seriously. If I were the kind of person who had too much time on their hands I'd make a list of all 5217 times this story has been greenlit before. Alas.
 
2014-01-28 04:41:19 AM  
It's all a conspiracy by the map-printing industry to get us all to buy new maps with Australia in the northern hemisphere!
 
2014-01-28 04:44:02 AM  
RIP img.photobucket.com
 
2014-01-28 04:52:34 AM  
Enjoy your gay marriage and forced abortions of white Christian babies under Obamascare. It will all be over soon but many of you will suffer forever.

Revelation 6:14 - "Then the sky receded as a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved out of its place."


The cosmic disturbances and the great earthquake are clearly tied together. John tells us "every mountain and island was moved out of its place" in the great earthquake. Isaiah indicates this great earthquake that shakes the foundations of the earth has to do with "open windows." During this earth shaking event, people will hear a fearful "noise":

Isaiah 24:1, 18-20 - Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty and makes it waste, Distorts its surface And scatters abroad its inhabitants.... And it shall be That he who flees from the noise of the fear Shall fall into the pit, And he who comes up from the midst of the pit Shall be caught in the snare; For the windows from on high are open, And the foundations of the earth are shaken. The earth is violently broken, The earth is split open, The earth is shaken exceedingly. The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, And shall totter like a hut; Its transgression shall be heavy upon it, And it will fall, and not rise again.

Interestingly, fluctuations in the earth's magnetic field have been observed before earthquakes occur

The following is a hypothesis on what might occur in a magnetic pole reverse:
In popular literature, many conjectures have been suggested involving very rapid polar shift. A slow shift in the poles would display the most minor alterations and no destruction. A more dramatic view assumes more rapid changes, with dramatic alterations of geography and localized areas of destruction due to earthquakes and tsunamis.

Genesis 7:11 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
 
2014-01-28 04:53:41 AM  
That picture in TFA is awesome! The Earth is right up in the Sun's face, and the Sun is shooting a solar flare directly back at it, like they're in a climactic Voldemort-Potter stand-off. You even see the magnetic shield burning white/yellow hot, like it's a magical shield protecting a D&D PC from some dragon's flaming breath. Seriously, it's like a movie poster -- Earth Versus Sun: The Magnetapocalypse.

/in theaters this June
 
2014-01-28 04:54:36 AM  

phrawgh: Enjoy your gay marriage and forced abortions of white Christian babies under Obamascare. It will all be over soon but many of you will suffer forever.

Revelation 6:14 - "Then the sky receded as a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved out of its place."

The cosmic disturbances and the great earthquake are clearly tied together. John tells us "every mountain and island was moved out of its place" in the great earthquake. Isaiah indicates this great earthquake that shakes the foundations of the earth has to do with "open windows." During this earth shaking event, people will hear a fearful "noise":

Isaiah 24:1, 18-20 - Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty and makes it waste, Distorts its surface And scatters abroad its inhabitants.... And it shall be That he who flees from the noise of the fear Shall fall into the pit, And he who comes up from the midst of the pit Shall be caught in the snare; For the windows from on high are open, And the foundations of the earth are shaken. The earth is violently broken, The earth is split open, The earth is shaken exceedingly. The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, And shall totter like a hut; Its transgression shall be heavy upon it, And it will fall, and not rise again.

Interestingly, fluctuations in the earth's magnetic field have been observed before earthquakes occur

The following is a hypothesis on what might occur in a magnetic pole reverse:
In popular literature, many conjectures have been suggested involving very rapid polar shift. A slow shift in the poles would display the most minor alterations and no destruction. A more dramatic view assumes more rapid changes, with dramatic alterations of geography and localized areas of destruction due to earthquakes and tsunamis.

Genesis 7:11 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were o ...


Bevets did it better.
 
2014-01-28 04:55:42 AM  

Hilary T. N. Seuss: That picture in TFA is awesome! The Earth is right up in the Sun's face, and the Sun is shooting a solar flare directly back at it, like they're in a climactic Voldemort-Potter stand-off. You even see the magnetic shield burning white/yellow hot, like it's a magical shield protecting a D&D PC from some dragon's flaming breath. Seriously, it's like a movie poster -- Earth Versus Sun: The Magnetapocalypse.

/in theaters this June


I was thinking it looked more anime than D&D.
 
2014-01-28 04:57:40 AM  
All that juicy global warming money must be drying up
 
2014-01-28 04:59:47 AM  

Gone In 26 Minutes: Hilary T. N. Seuss: That picture in TFA is awesome! The Earth is right up in the Sun's face, and the Sun is shooting a solar flare directly back at it, like they're in a climactic Voldemort-Potter stand-off. You even see the magnetic shield burning white/yellow hot, like it's a magical shield protecting a D&D PC from some dragon's flaming breath. Seriously, it's like a movie poster -- Earth Versus Sun: The Magnetapocalypse.

/in theaters this June

I was thinking it looked more anime than D&D.



Clearly the Earth is a water bender.
 
2014-01-28 05:02:57 AM  
You won't be laughing when the alien probe arrives and demands to speak to Insane Clown Posse
 
2014-01-28 05:13:02 AM  
The magnetosphere isn't collapsing, it's loosing integrity to a small degree as it moved towards a probable pole shift. Magnetic iron deposits show that this is a somewhat regular occurrence and that the magnetic field weakens before such an occurrence.
 
2014-01-28 05:26:02 AM  
Sounds like sensationalist bullshiat
 
2014-01-28 05:27:32 AM  
When I was young I thought the Earth magnetic field was due to a pair of massive magnetic rock formations located in the crust in the Canadian arctic and Antarctica.
 
2014-01-28 05:29:14 AM  

Smoking GNU: The magnetosphere isn't collapsing, it's loosing integrity to a small degree as it moved towards a probable pole shift. Magnetic iron deposits show that this is a somewhat regular occurrence and that the magnetic field weakens before such an occurrence.


Hey now! We were having a perfectly trolltastic thread here before you and your "facts" and "useful information" had to show up. If we had wanted to know what was going on we would have read TFA..

/kisses
 
2014-01-28 05:31:12 AM  
So are we going to have to pack up all the Kangaroos and shiat and move them to Iceland?
 
2014-01-28 05:31:40 AM  
The Earth's magnetic fierld lives on the public dole yet conmplains its TV isn't big enough
 
2014-01-28 05:35:20 AM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: You won't be laughing when the alien probe arrives and demands to speak to Insane Clown Posse


If this is our future, I want off this planet right now!
 
2014-01-28 05:44:45 AM  

neuroflare: Sounds like sensationalist bullshiat



This article is sensationalist, but It's not bullshiat that the magnetic field is weakening/changing. We have extremely solid evidence that the magnetic poles have flipped thousands of times during the earths life. And when they flip there is a 'small' period of little or no protection from our magnetic field.

 But it's also not something we should worry about too much other than how it will affect power grids and such. Because otherwise we have absolute zero control over it and are not really sure what even causes it.

/just like global warming!  trollololololololol
 
2014-01-28 05:49:56 AM  

Etchy333: The sun went down below the horizon a few hours ago.  I don't want to alarm anyone, but it may never come back.


Meh.  The sun's magnetic poles flip every eleven years or so.  You never hear about the people on the sun complaining about global warming.
 
2014-01-28 05:53:24 AM  

the_colors: namatad: do we really have to do this 30 times a year?

Seriously. If I were the kind of person who had too much time on their hands I'd make a list of all 5217 times this story has been greenlit before. Alas.


Oh good. I'm not losing my mind.
 
2014-01-28 05:53:47 AM  
This affects haemoglobin, it can cause people's blood to flow backwards and clot
 
2014-01-28 05:56:50 AM  
Meh, it's just a disturbance in the space-time wash...

/I blame Eddy
 
2014-01-28 06:00:03 AM  
Better get a wooden spoon.
 
2014-01-28 06:05:08 AM  

Smirky the Wonder Chimp: I guess it's a slow news day over at Mail Online, since the future pole flip has been known about for quite a few decades now, there wasn't much reason to panic twenty years ago, and there really isn't much to panic about now, either.

There again, judging by the nekkid buttock pics on the sidebar of the TFA, it's pretty much ALWAYS a slow news day over there.


Since it will happen it seems that every day brings us closer to the day it will happen, so while there wasn't much reason to worry 20 years ago there is greater reason to worry today. In 20 years if it hasn't happened we'll all be gripping our chairs in fear of it happening at any moment.

And then Yellowstone will erupt and we'll forget about it.
 
2014-01-28 06:05:20 AM  
I think they're right. Satellites 200 years ago all went dead during this event.
 
2014-01-28 06:15:00 AM  
As long as the earth is still made of iron... and is still spinning.... we have nothing to worry about.

So... uh... fark off.
 
2014-01-28 06:15:04 AM  
So the question is, how are immigrants to blame for it?
 
2014-01-28 06:21:33 AM  

xria: So the question is, how are immigrants to blame for it?


They are full of lead and iron shavings.  If they'd stay where they were supposed to, they wouldn't throw the magnetic field out of whack.  The only way to ensure they stay put is to kill them and dump their corpses from the sky back to their homeland.
 
2014-01-28 06:25:15 AM  

phrawgh: Enjoy your gay marriage and forced abortions of white Christian babies under Obamascare. It will all be over soon but many of you will suffer forever.

Revelation 6:14 - "Then the sky receded as a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved out of its place."

The cosmic disturbances and the great earthquake are clearly tied together. John tells us "every mountain and island was moved out of its place" in the great earthquake. Isaiah indicates this great earthquake that shakes the foundations of the earth has to do with "open windows." During this earth shaking event, people will hear a fearful "noise":

Isaiah 24:1, 18-20 - Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty and makes it waste, Distorts its surface And scatters abroad its inhabitants.... And it shall be That he who flees from the noise of the fear Shall fall into the pit, And he who comes up from the midst of the pit Shall be caught in the snare; For the windows from on high are open, And the foundations of the earth are shaken. The earth is violently broken, The earth is split open, The earth is shaken exceedingly. The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, And shall totter like a hut; Its transgression shall be heavy upon it, And it will fall, and not rise again.

Interestingly, fluctuations in the earth's magnetic field have been observed before earthquakes occur

The following is a hypothesis on what might occur in a magnetic pole reverse:
In popular literature, many conjectures have been suggested involving very rapid polar shift. A slow shift in the poles would display the most minor alterations and no destruction. A more dramatic view assumes more rapid changes, with dramatic alterations of geography and localized areas of destruction due to earthquakes and tsunamis.

Genesis 7:11 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were o ...


Shouldn't you be off somewhere, sacrificing a virgin or something?
 
2014-01-28 06:27:38 AM  
As the magnetic shield weakens, the spectacle of an aurora would be visible every night all over the Earth

On the upside, that would be pretty awesome.
 
2014-01-28 06:34:43 AM  

Eps05: When I was young I thought the Earth magnetic field was due to a pair of massive magnetic rock formations located in the crust in the Canadian arctic and Antarctica.


I thought the same thing!
 
2014-01-28 06:35:06 AM  
It could make your underpants catch on fire and turn your dog into a monkey and make you wave your arms in the air like you just don't care!

/Bird is the word.
//It's the republickers fault.
 
2014-01-28 06:35:38 AM  
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