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Apocalypse 2012


Posted 12.21.2012 | Arts

Everyone alive? Just checking. Well it looks like the Mayans may have miscalculated with their prediction that the world was nigh, or they just...

Andrew Burmon

In Mexico, Few Preparations For 'Apocalypse' | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel

VALLADOLID, MEXICO -- On the eve of what will be known as the apocalypse that wasn't, every hotel room in the town of Valladolid -- known as Zaci duri...

End Of The World GIFs

Posted 12.21.2012 | Comedy

With the end of the world upon us, we thought it was only fitting to say goodbye the best way we know how: with GIFs. Enjoy these bad boys as the p...

Doomsday Prepping for a Sustainable Future

Mike Sandler | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Mike Sandler

The sustainability advocates' answer to doomsday prepping is the Transition movement, which provides lifeboat-type strategies to communities hoping to "power down" their economies in advance of peak oil resource constraints of the "Limits to Growth" variety.

NASA Spends So-Called Last Day On Earth Answering Phones

Posted 12.20.2012 | Weird News

Hold the phone. NASA says the world is not ending. The agency is swamped with phone calls and emails from concerned citizens wondering about the po...

How The Mayan Calendar Works

Posted 12.19.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 12/19/2012 08:04 AM EST on LiveScience With chatter about the Mayan apocalypse intensif...

Andrew Burmon

In Search Of The Maya In Guatemala | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.21.2012 | Travel

Religious iconography is as thick on the colectivo creaking down the lime white path through the jungle as the smell of sweat and hair grease. The chr...

Andrew Burmon

A Trip To Mayan Belize On The Eve Of The Apocalypse | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

Modern Belize is small enough that passengers on my Belize City-bound Delta flight spent nearly half an hour before takeoff figuring out how they knew...

Italian Contractor Makes Small Fortune Building Mayan Apocalypse Bunkers

Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.13.2012 | Home

As December 21, 2012 -- aka the End Of The World -- inches closer, one Italian contractor has turned his countrymen's Mayan apocalypse fears into a lu...

WATCH: Hodgman's Apocalypse Survival Tips

Posted 12.06.2012 | Comedy

If you sincerely believe that the world will come to an end on Dec. 21, 2012 just because an ancient civilization predicted it, you might want to list...

U.S. Government Addresses Fears Of Apocalypse

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Won't somebody please think of the children? That's the message the U.S. government is pushing in a new blog post attempting to dispel rumors about...

Space Scientists Issue Warning Over Doomsday Beliefs

Posted 11.29.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/28/2012 07:32 PM EST on NASA scientists took time on Wednesday (Nov. 28)...

Apocalypse... Soon? The Gender Gap in Apoca-Lit

Laura Barcella | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Laura Barcella

Could women really be less interested in the seemingly universal (and universally terrifying) theme of the world's end? Doubtful. So why aren't there more women-penned apocalyptic cultural offerings out there?

Apocalypse Believers Begin Waiting For Alien Rescuers

Posted 04.11.2012 | Religion

UPDATE: In a statement to The Huffington Post, the Ramtha School of Enlightenment said that the French watchdog agency Miviludes mistakenly identifie...

Coming: A Rock Musical of Biblical Proportions

Liz Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Liz Black

If you're religious to the point you refuse evolution as a concept, this is not the play for you. But for the rest of the world, Coming is that bitch-slap that will shock you and leave its impression after you leave.

End Of The World Sky Photoshop Competition

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

What do you think the end of the world will look like? With talk of two suns being possible (however unlikely) even before 2012 imaginations are free...

Solar EMP and the Mystery of Air France 447

Lawrence E. Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lawrence E. Joseph

By scientific consensus, solar EMP blasts will next climax in ferocity and frequency late in 2012 or early 2013. Might be a good idea to harden sensitive electronic components before then.

What Will Happen In 2012? Hoards Of New Books Speculate

Dallas Morning News | Douglas Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Movies are pushing it, television shows are plotting it, books and Web sites have sprung from its fertile soil. The subject: Dec. 21, 2012. That's th...