In the very month, nay the very week, when the beginning of the end of western economic civilisation as we know it kicks off, what does that very same western civilisation do ? It delivers the bloody Higgs Boson !
As we prepare to hand over the world to assorted heathens and fundamentalists, we bequeath them man's highest achievement in understanding the universe. Not that they'll show us any gratitude.
The answer is 42. Thank you and good night.