Doomsday device


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Doomsday device

superpower nuclear capability to destroy the world if attacked. [Brit. Cinema: Dr. Strangelove
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The alleged doomsday device -- so-called by Paul Davidson, Dotcom's lawyer -- was purportedly able to destroy evidence on any of Dotcom's computers worldwide within seconds and could be triggered from a number of places throughout Dotcom's property.
Our troops in Afghanistan need armoured cars and helicopters, not a Doomsday device.
My number comes from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the 10,000 physicist and engineers who worked together to create the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest particle accelerator also known as the giant doomsday device that had many people fearing the creation of a catastrophic black hole that would swallow the earth, universe, et al.
The worst-case scenario of course remains that the Islamists may use the doomsday device to fulfill an apocalyptic vision of Shiite Islam.
who has launched giant robots at major cities and is building a doomsday device.
Unfortunately, the President's daughter has joined them after pinching her father's doomsday device and now it's up to Snake to save the civilised world.
But rather than stand united, the station-cities of the Metro are locked in a struggle for the ultimate power, a doomsday device from the military vaults of D6.
Joe's placid life changes, though, when he accepts a commission from Edie Banister, a charming old lady who isn't what she seems to be; Joe unwittingly repairs a broken doomsday device, potentially unleashing havoc on the world.
But, unfortunately, sometimes people DO get what they wish for, and Ryan hasn't gone far before he is set upon by a bunch of scary, nihilistic punk-sorcerers who need him to set off a doomsday device that will destroy the planet and everyone on it.
Furthermore, the practicality of such a doomsday device should be scrutinised, when the major threat is created internally from asymmetric attacks from those radicalised by New Labour's illegal wars.
I tell you this because the clenched-eyed look of terror on my face at that precise moment was rather like how I greeted Dr Lyn Evans' switching on of the giant doomsday device (sorry, I meant Large Hadron Collider) in Switzerland on Wednesday.
Long ago, Lord Ferrok and his Iron Legion declared war on the world, until a brave group from the Solar Empire put paid to his evil plans by destroying him and his army using a doomsday device.