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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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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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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 […]