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Broken Bells Is Doing Their Part to Help Save the Earth—from Asteroids

Broken Bells—the indie rock super duo of Shins frontman James Mercer and producer Danger Mouse—are passionate about saving the Earth from outer space threats to human existence. They’ve announced that for every ticket sold for their upcoming West Coast tour, they’ll donate $1 to the B612 Foundation’s Sentinel mission, a project dedicated to identifying deep space asteroids that potentially pose a threat to Earth. The group is working on a plan to launch a new space telescope with the mission of finding large asteroids that could be on a crash course with the planet so scientists could have advanced warning. Presumably, because of the efforts of the B612 Foundation and Broken Bells, should an asteroid threaten the future of mankind, we would have plenty of time to assemble a ragtag group of oil drillers and their scruffy leader, willing to pay the ultimate price …

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