This year, their "The world this year" feature closed with the following gem:
The first protons were circulated around the Large Hadron Collider. Designed to help physicists explain the existence of mass, some feared the experiment would create a gigantic black hole. Wall Street’s collapse just a few days after the LHC was switched on was deemed a coincidence.
(For those who are still concerned that the LHC might destroy the Earth, there is an online monitoring service available.)