The Latest Final Countdown

Apparently both sensing that a Doomsday Countdown in boring old decade-long increments is just a little too Ted Danson 1980s infomercial for the new millennium, and understanding that the Internet speeds everything up--even Doomsday itself--the UN warns "that the world has just eight years left to save itself".

As Tim Blair writes, "Our new Doom Year is 2015. Make a note of it".

Here's the perfect background music for updating your calendars.