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The Big Kahuna of Fright
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WHEW! Check this out:

Tunguska-sized space rock buzzes Earth - space - 02 March 2009 - New Scientist

The rock is estimated to be as big as the one that exploded over Siberia, the "Tunguska Event". Last October NASA spotted a rock as big as a VW Bug three days before it hit Africa.

Earth gets hit by tiny asteroids every day, etween 20 and 30 strikes per day. A big one hit over the Yucatan 65,000,000 years ago that wiped out the dinosaurs. One of these days.....
 

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Resident Lunatic
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Just checked out the story. Ominous and kind of scary. You are right. Astronomers claim that it is not a matter of if we will suffer a global catastrophe from a large asteroid strike but rather when.
 

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Fallen Angel
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Reading about that kind of stuff always makes the petty stuff going on here at home seem that much more insignificant.
 
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