If you really wanted to annihilate the planet, the best strategy might be to unleash a microscopic pathogen that kills quickly, with high probability, and pretty much is unstoppable once it hits the general population. Looking for Zero Population Growth? Anthrax is your answer.
Yes, every once in a while we get those scary media stories about loathed politico receiving an envelope white powder and all Washington goes agog about the spread of anthrax. But you ain’t heard nothing, yet. Click through for a real shock.