Betting on global warming

If there’s something out there to bet on, people will. That seems to be the principle behind the latest round of bets being taken at gambling site, “”: It seems that online gamblers have taken to betting on what the effects of global warming will be. The consensus: Manhattan will be underwater by 2012. Other interesting stats to note: BetUS gives the odds of Capes Henry and Hatteras being part of the ocean floor by 2015 at 200- and 300-to-1 respectively.

Go on and place a bet, global warming might just be good for someone yet. Thanks to “Yahoo! News”: for the lead on the story. The picture is from “The Day After Tomorrow”: