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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I worry a bit too much about the obesity timebomb because it sounds like a 1950s super-villain's doomsday device which throws doughnuts at everybody and makes them become too fat at once so there's no room to sit down on the bus, which is probably not that far from the truth.
I worry a bit too much about the obesity timebomb because it sounds like a 1950s supervillain's doomsday device which throws doughnuts at everybody and makes them become too fat at once so there's no room to sit down on the bus, which is probably not that far from the truth.
But rather than stand united, the station-cities of the Metro are engaged in a struggle for the ultimate power; a doomsday device from the military vaults that could hold the key to our survival.
com)-- The UK Independent calls Ebola virus disease (EVD) - also referred to as Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) - "a biological doomsday device that conspires with the human body to bring death in the most gruesome fashion.
However, the particular reverie I'm referring to initially clawed its way into my subconscious back in 2008 when Aberdare's Dr Lyn Evans' first switched on his giant doomsday device (sorry, I meant Large Hadron Collider) at its underground base in Switzerland.
But rather than stand united, the station-cities of the Metro are engaged in a struggle for the ultimate power, a doomsday device from the military vaults that could hold the key to our survival.
A doomsday device from the military vaults could hold the key to our survival.
The cuts were designed back in 2011 as a doomsday device that was so unpalatable to both Democrats and Republicans that they would have to come together and agree a compromise to cut the deficit.
SF - A mild-mannered master clock repairer unwittingly fixes a broken doomsday device.
However, the alleged doomsday device appears to have been the reason the FBI and New Zealand police responded so strongly.
Our troops in Afghanistan need armoured cars and helicopters, not a Doomsday device.
The worst-case scenario of course remains that the Islamists may use the doomsday device to fulfill an apocalyptic vision of Shiite Islam.