3085213407_4cdaae44a7Warned of his ultimate doom on the Ides of March by a seer, Julius Caesar smirked as he passed him on that particular March 15th. The Ides of March was here noted Caesar, and apparently he was still just fine.

“Aye, Caesar…” the Ides of March was indeed here, “…but not gone,” suggested the seer.

On this particular March 15th some 2057-ish years later, an hour before it passes, complacency might be worth a thought.

Just because the sky is blue, doesn’t mean the asteroid isn’t on its way…

Photo credit: Matt Barnett (yes, if you’ve got a keen eye or a gambling habit, this is from Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Seemed more consistent with our own uniquely American version of incoming problems…)