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The End of the World
Thursday, Sep. 29, 2005; 10:50 AM

What if there were a doomsday Web site, where if anyone logged on, it would instantly annihilate the world in a fiery inferno? And what if the url were published in a newspaper? You know, something like "Log on to "" (this page) and the world will end? How long would it take some irresponsible jackass to do that?

For Gene Weingarten, not too long. Listen.

Editors Note: This recording is played at half-speed and will not in and of itself end the world.

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