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01/14/2014 05:53 pm ET | Updated Jan 25, 2014

Why Humans Are So Dangerous, According To A Hypothetical Extraterrestrial Species (VIDEO)

Warning: there may be humans about!

Prepare to duck and cover as real life writer and filmmaker Tom Scott dissects all those things that make our species potentially unique and a hypothetical threat to intergalactic peace.

There is, of course, no actual Interstellar Safety Council (that we know of), but the analysis of our planet's theoretical strengths and weaknesses is definitely interesting. We didn't realize, for example, that 2 percent of our mass was made up of microorganisms -- or that someone ate an airplane.

Watch out, worlds.

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