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Instead of the world’s end, a ‘cosmic dawn’

Instead of the world’s end, a ‘cosmic dawn’

MERIDA, Mexico — According to legend, the ancient Mayans’ long-count calendar [ended] at midnight Thursday, ushering in the end of the world. Didn’t happen. … As the appointed time came and went in several parts of the world, there was no sign of the apocalypse. Indeed, the social network Imgur posted photos of clocks turning […]

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Firm offers tour, party to celebrate world’s end on Dec. 21 (unless world actually ends)

Firm offers tour, party to celebrate world’s end on Dec. 21 (unless world actually ends)

As you may know, the end of the Mayan Long-Count calendar arrives with the winter solstice of 2012. That’s December 21, 2012. In central New Mexico the solstice arrives at 4:12 AM, so an inventive company is going to celebrate the event a few hours later with a Sunset Float. They company, Quiet Waters Paddling […]

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Disappointed? NASA can find no evidence world will end on Dec. 21 at 11:11

Disappointed? NASA can find no evidence world will end on Dec. 21 at 11:11

The Mayan calendar finishes one of its great cycles in December 2012, which has fueled countless theories about the end of the world on December 21, 2012 at 11:11(UTC). One theory suggests a galactic alignment which would create chaos on Earth because of the gravitational effect between the Sun and the Black hole called Sagittarius […]

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The 2012 apocalypse? It’s already happened

The 2012 apocalypse? It’s already happened

Without even worrying about the Mayan calendar, the words of Nostradamus, the prophetic dreams of Daniel or the revelation made to John, I have taken the definition to heart and concluded that we have experienced the apocalypse. To say that we have spent the past decade or so in an atmosphere of falsehood and misconception […]

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Experts: Mayan predicted stuff, but not the end of the world

Experts: Mayan predicted stuff, but not the end of the world

Mayan experts reaffirmed that fears over the end of world this December 21 are unfounded. At a meeting of scientists who specialize in Mayan culture Friday, most agreed that Mayan prophecies were extensive, yet none predicted the end of the world. … It is still unclear how the apocalyptic visions were attributed to the Mayans […]

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Survival kit for end of the world includes cinnamon-flavored chocolate

Survival kit for end of the world includes cinnamon-flavored chocolate

ACCORDING to the Mayan calendar, the world will end on December 21, 2012. With tongue firmly in cheek, a Mexican advertising agency has prepared a survival kit. … Hedging their bets, Monterrey-based advertising company have created a End-of-the-World Survival Kit to ensure they are ready if necessary for a post-apocalyptic party. Branded the Just In […]

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Apocalypses through history: The world was supposed to end … often

Apocalypses through history: The world was supposed to end … often

Crazies may be on the street shouting about this or that, but it’s nothing new….Here is a selection of some of history’s greatest apocalyptic whiffs. 634 BC – Many Romans believed that Romulus, the city’s founder, had been visited by 12 mystical eagles, and that each one represented 10 years of the lifespan of the […]