Now that we're getting to see a global crisis play out in real time, we'll know a little more about what to expect for the next one. Which might just be less of a "Contagion" scenario and more of an "Independence Day" one.

According to a new survey, half of people say they believe aliens will make first contact with the Earth within the next 50 years.

And 22% of people are pretty sure that "contact" will come in the form of an invasion.

The survey also found 71% of people who think aliens will make contact believe they've already visited Earth in secret at some point, and 75% believe governments are covering it up.

So what would you do if aliens DID show up? 46% would join a resistance to fight them, and 29% would want to try to peacefully greet them.

Read more at Study Finds.

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