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Why Y2K Didn't End the World

January 15, 201438 min
Despite all the Y2K hype, the world kept turning on January 1, 2000. Did we have nothing to fear to begin with, or did we narrowly avoid technological Armageddon? We explore how the Year 2000 Problem worked.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit