Alright, Putin hasn’t stolen it – yet. However, scientists do report that the magnetic north pole has accelerated its southern drift towards Russia.
According to National Geographic, the pole is moving towards Russia at a rate of 40 miles each year -- the fastest rate of change ever recorded. Are we watching the start of an apocalyptic shift in the magnetic field? The earth undergoes such a change every 300,000 years.
But if the Mayans get their way, we’re all toast in 2012 anyway.
Might be time to rethink that big purchase of 2 year treasury bills.