I used to have an occasional joke at The American Prospect about how we should stop wasting time with article about wage stagnation and start devoting more energy to real problems -- like the risk of mass extinction caused by an asteroid. But Greg Easterbook actually did the work and wrote a great article about the problem. And the Atlantic web team made a great video to go along with it. Here's a preview:

Full film (it's about ten minutes) available here. Check it out.

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