Doomsday Clock

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A symbolic clock face, maintained since 1947 by atomic scientists at the University of Chicago, that views humans as minutes from midnight—i.e., catastrophic destruction
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Harry Potter is back, and on Saturday, July 30, at 8PM, Barnes & Noble stores nationwide will host a special Countdown to Midnight Magic Party leading up to the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II, which goes on sale July 31 at midnight.
Officials claimed 10,000 packed into Centenary Square for the countdown to midnight.
Later on, live music warmed the chilly crowd before the countdown to midnight began.
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During the labour Kristel kept the television on so she could see in the New Year with the countdown to midnight live from London.
What better way to start etching its presence into the minds of potential customers, most of whom are bombarded with the sight of Duane Reades on nearly every corner, than grab the base location of the building millions of people tune to on TV and crowd into Times Square every New Year's Eve to watch the ball drop from its roof during the countdown to midnight.
The event will include a countdown to midnight, along with coverage of festivities throughout the country on giant video screens.
The new special, live from NBC's Rockefeller Plaza digs, doesn't countdown to midnight, however--those duties still fall on "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno.
There will be a countdown to midnight with Big Ben's chimes and a fireworks display.
As the TV presenter began the countdown to midnight, Mick reached for my hand and I broke down in tears as a chorus of Happy New Year rang out.
Meanwhile, Australia's largest fireworks display lit the Sydney sky for 25 minutes after a 10-second countdown to midnight in the city.
To get partygoers up and out of their seats, break out a classic like TWISTER to keep the energy level up as you countdown to midnight.