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Tuesday October 20th 2009, 4:59 am

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This could be is without a doubt the stupidest non-news story published this year:

Atom-smasher ‘sabotaged from the future’

By staff writers and wires

October 19, 2009 12:20pm

  • * ‘Time-travel from future to kill atom-smasher’
  • * Hadron Collider to test for ‘God particle’
  • * Scientists suggest God could be jinxing it

SCIENTISTS claim the giant atom-smashing Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is being jinxed from the future to save the world.

In a bizarre sci-fi theory, Danish physicist Dr Holger Bech Nielsen and Dr Masao Ninomiya from Japan claim the LHC startup has been delayed due to nature trying to prevent it from finding the elusive Higgs boson, or “God particle”.

Don’t miss the comments thread.

I don’t know why they are bothering. The Flying Spaghetti Monster will only fudge the result when he touches it with his noodly appendage.

Posted by: Pastafarian of Sydney

You gotta know it’s bullshit when the Pastafarians weigh in. ‘Scientists’ who suggest a ‘god’ is ‘jinxing’ anything are not scientists.

I wouldn’t trust so much as a weather forecast published on

Get this- Rupert Murdoch wants you to PAY for this rubbish.

Bring on the subscription model, Roop. The sooner he does, the sooner this sort of garbage will disappear from the ‘net.


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