Here's Why Discovering Alien Life Would Probably Be the End of Humanity

Aliens coming to Earth and destroying mankind is the setup for probably hundreds of movies. So much so, you'd probably think it was an actual threat we'd have to worry about. And while it's highly unlikely that aliens are sending their ships towards Earth right now to wipe us all out, that doesn't mean finding extraterrestrial life would be a good thing either.

The people behind the "In a Nutshell" YouTube channel recently posted a video about how discovering alien life would probably be the end of humanity. But it's not because of spaceships and lasers, but rather due to our very own DNA. Take a look at the video above.

So, maybe we should cancel those missions to Mars.


The relationship between marijuana use and schizophrenia has been in the news lately after Malcolm Gladwell wrote in The New Yorker that cannabis can lead to the mental illness. But that's not really what science is saying about the issue. The New York Times published a lengthy article examining the idea of marijuana use and schizophrenia.

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