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(Techsonia)   You can change your underwear now, the 25-foot wide asteroid has safely passed by Earth   (techsonia.com) divider line 2
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4676 clicks; posted to Main » on 05 May 2014 at 9:50 AM (42 weeks ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2014-05-05 10:35:48 AM  
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"According to the Mail Online, if an asteroid of the same size collided with the Earth, it could destroy a small city. Its destruction would be half of the Hiroshima nuclear bomb."

No, it would not. An asteroid of this size would be largely vaporized in the upper atmosphere and any surviving fragments would be quite small. Fortunately, asteroids don't work the way OMFG! reporters want them to.
2014-05-05 09:00:24 AM  
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Right.  I've still got a good 3 days left on these drawers.  Just changed them last week.
 
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