doomsday clock

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doomsday clock

n
an image of a clockface representing the time remaining before the onset of a global catastrophe in terms of a number of minutes before midnight
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Tipsy, Rana confesses to Kate that she still loves her and as Gemma leads the countdown to midnight, will Kana reunite?
If you're looking to impress we've covered the best NYE party ideas including what should be on the menu, decorations to make your space look extra special and the games everyone will love participating in as you countdown to midnight.
New Year's Free features a sound, light and video show, dancing and an explosive countdown to midnight for free.
OKLAHOMA CITY Mayor David Holt will assist with Arts Council Oklahoma City's Opening Night countdown to midnight on New Year's Eve, which concludes with the raising of the NYE ball and a large fireworks display set to music.
Then it will be time for the big countdown to midnight, when fireworks will light up London along the Thames.
The event will be held in the shadow of Manchester town hall and a big screen will carry the allimportant countdown to midnight - with the fireworks released from the roof of the iconic building at midnight.
Luxury firm PrivateFly has an A-list itinerary using a super-fast Gulfstream G550 private jet packed with decadent treats that allows you to celebrate the countdown to midnight in Sydney, then fly eastwards for 13.5 hours to LA - 19 hours behind the Aussie city - to arrive in time to party again.
With a star-studded line-up that also included top acts in Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza, Jaclyn Victor and Bunkface, political figures and celebrities partied away into the countdown to midnight, as top comedians Kavin Jay and Papi Zak kept the momentum of the party going.
The countdown to midnight will take place seven times, each time midnight strikes in one of the seven selected countries.At 8pm, UAE time, the festivities will begin with the countdown and an intense one-minute fireworks show in sync with those in the Philippines.
Barnes and Noble locations in Union Square, Tribeca, Park Slope and other areas are holding "Countdown to Midnight" parties starting at 8 p.m.
Also, stores across the US are currently preparing to host the fan-favourite 'Countdown to Midnight Magic' parties on 30 July 2016 at 20:00 hours, leading up to the midnight release of the book on 31 July 2016.