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7 stunning end of the world predictions
According to scientists, the world could endon March 16, 2880. Asteroid 1950 DA has a 0.3% chance of hittingEarth in 867 years. At 1 km in diameter, rotates once every twohours and six minutes and would cause untold damage were it to hit the earth.The Shrinking Mt Everest, 2015 There was something else going on with thelandscape of Nepal, which nobody would have even thought of us.As the earthquake subsided, what came as a real shocker was that the earth's highestmountain range, Mt. Everest stood 2.8 cm smaller, according to satellite data.Earth's magnetic field flips!
The biggest reason which led the Mayan apocalypsebelievers to predict the end of the world in 2012 was based on the changing patternsof Earth's magnetic fields. However, Earth's magnetic field is stillweakening 10 times faster than normal, at present and can further weaken.Earth's magnetic field flips! The biggest reason which led the Mayan apocalypsebelievers to predict the end of the world in 2012 was based on the changing patternsof Earth's magnetic fields. However, Earth's magnetic field is stillweakening 10 times faster than normal, at present and can further weaken.Earth Will Be Destroyed by Floods and Earthquakes
by 2021.A series of apocalyptic events, including floods and earthquakes will spell the endof the world before 2021, according to a doomsday prophecy.NEW UNKNOWN WEAPON In this scenario a new type of weapon is created.It might be a Fusion Bomb capable of turning the world into a shortterm star, it mightbe a new form of radiation or it might even be a gravitational weapon that stops the worldspinning. TOTAL NUCLEAR WARThe devastation from thermonuclear blasts would be bad enough and would send what wasleft of mankind back to the Stone Age.
The radiation would engulf the planet on ascale that can't be imagined. Within 6 months anyone who was not â€œblown upâ€� would bevery sick. Within 24 months just about everyone is dead.
Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera Book Review
Hi everyone. I'm Rincey and this is RinceyReads. Today I'm going to be doing a book review on Signs Preceding the End of the Worldby Yuri Herrera. This is a book that's been translated from Spanish and it was translatedby Lisa Dillman. This is a book that I had heard nothing but amazing things about priorto picking it up. And so I was super excited to pick it up myself and I'm just going totell you right off the bat that I really, really enjoyed it. In this story you are followingthis woman named Makina who lives in Mexico and her brother had recently left Mexico andsmuggled into the United States because there was supposedly this piece of land that belongedto their family that he was hoping to recover.
But he has been gone for a little while soMakina's off to the United States and is going to be smuggling her way in as well to tryto find her brother to figure out what's going on and try to convince him to come back home.Of course, to be able to smuggle her way into the United States she has to deal with somenot so great people. Because she needs, you know, a way to get in and a way to make surethat she can get to her brother and to figure out even where her brother is, things likethat. And so you are just following this time with Makina when she realizes that she's goingto be going and then her travels to the United States and a little bit about what happenswhen she gets to the United States. This is
a pretty short book, it's less than 300 pageslong. I read it all in one complete sitting. I believe I read this during Dewey's 24 hourreadathon, I'm not completely sure. But I know for fact that I just read this in onenight just straight through and it was so good. I will say that this style of writingmay not be for everyone. The style reminds me a lot of Cormac McCarthy. If you are oneof those people who gets really annoyed at the lack of quote marks in a book then I wouldrecommend that you not read this book because there are no quote marks in this one either.But that's just a style that I don't really mind that much. Yuri Herrera does such a fantasticjob of painting a picture with as few words
as possible. He leaves a lot of space foryour own mind and imagination to sort of fill in the gaps where he isn't filling them inhimself. The writing in here is very sparse, which I feel adds to the sort of like desperatenature of the story that you're reading. I feel like that it also helps add intensitybecause you know that bad things are on their way but you can't be completely sure what'sgoing to happen. There's just this sort of silence that you have in this book, kind oflike the eye before the storm type of situation where there is a lot of silence and spaceand quiet because you know something bad is just around the corner. But the story alsodoes a really great job of describing the
sort of situations that people have to goto in order to be able to illegally enter into the United States. Obviously this isa very hot topic right now in the United States. Well, not even just right now. But, you know,it's an election season. There's a lot of talk about illegal immigration as there alwaysis during election seasons and I feel like that this story does such a fantastic jobof showcasing reasons why people come into the United States, the ways that they comeinto the United States, and how they are literally risking their lives in order to have thatopportunity. It feels like a lot of times when people talk about illegal immigrants,they make it sound like it's this easy trip
to be able to come to the United States, butevery second of your life is in danger. And that's what Makina is facing in this story.Every second of her life there's a chance that she could die. Every decision that shemakes, she doesn't know if it is the right decision or not because she is sort of playinginto the hands of these extremely dangerous people and she doesn't have any sort of guaranteethat she's going to make it to her destination or be able to make it home at the end. There'sa lot that's explored in this story in so few pages. I think that's another reason whyI love it so much. I love these sort of shorter books that explore so many different ideasand themes. And Yuri Herrera does such a fantastic
Summer Book Haul
Hi everyone. I'm Rincey and this isRincey Reads. Today I'm going to be doing my summer book haul for you guys. These are all books that I've picked upbasically since the last book haul that I did. I think was in like April or maybe May. And after I acquired all these books I realized that I really just needto stop buying books until November when it's my birthday and I'm going to New YorkCity and stuff like that. So I basically have just decided that I won't beacquiring any more books, that I know of at least., until that point. So I figured thatI might as well just record a book haul
for you guys. There's no particular order to this. Ijust have a pile of books here and I'm going to be showing them off to you fromtop to bottom. So the first one I have here is Why IWrite by George Orwell. This is part of Penguin's Great Idea series. This is one of Orwell's essays thattalk about writing. And the subtitle to this is quot;political language isdesigned to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give anappearance of solidarity to pure wind.quot;
So I picked this up because I'm alwaysinterested in picking up books that talk about writing and different types ofwriting and again why I write. And I love George Orwell's writing style. So Iwas very excited to have this. I found this when I was out to doing abookshop crawl for a Book Riot tutorial that I did. I'll link to that down in thedescription so you guys can check that out. So yeah, I was very excited to see thiscause I feel like I don't really see these books in a whole lot of differentbookstores. The next two books are books that I picked up on a trip that Irecently went on. I went out to the East
Coast to visit my cousin and we wenttravelling around a little bit. And so the first book that I picked up was In theCountry by Mia Alvar. I picked this up at Joseph Fox Bookstore,I want to say it's called, in Philadelphia and I read it basicallyduring that trip and afterwards. And I talked about this in my June wrap up. So yeah I liked it. Short stories aren'talways my favorite thing but this was an enjoyable one to pick up. The next bookthat I picked up I got at the bookstore that's on Princeton University's campusthat I cannot remember right now. It starts
with an L. Anyways, its The BeautifulThings that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. This bookstore had a bunch ofdifferent tables that had books on sale. And so this one was only like $5 for this paperback. And I had never heard of it before, but I'd heard ofthis author before. So I just like looked it up on Goodreads really quick and it haspretty good rating. So I'm very excited to give this one a try. From what I could tell, this follows anEthiopian man who immigrates to the United States and is running thisgrocery store in this predominantly
AfricanAmerican community. The grocerystores like failing and he only has like two other friends who are also Africanimmigrants. And I believe it's just like about their life, maybeé I'm really bad at synopsis inbook hauls because i haven't read the book yet. So sorry about that. The next book that I have is one thatwas sent to me by the publisher and I'm super excited to have it. It is Heartlessby Marissa Meyer. It's her new series that's coming out this November. Ibelieve that this one is supposed to be