Doomsday predictions are nothing new. From Mayan profits to cult leaders to Keanu Reeves, plenty of people have predicted humanity’s end, but most visions of the apocalypse tend to fall flat. Now a relatively prominent scientist says the end is nigh—as in maybe just 100 years away. The award-winning Australian scientist Frank Fenner, who helped eradicate small pox in 1980, is professor emeritus at Australian National University. He claims the human race’s “unbridled consumption” and population expansion makes our existence unsustainable. Link to this post!