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UFO Lovers, Light-Seekers And Lawyers Await Maya End Of Days

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | World

By Alexandra Alper CHICHEN ITZA, Mexico (Reuters) - Thousands of mystics, hippies and spiritual wanderers will descend on the ruins of ...

The Mayan Apocalypse: It's Showtime

Gaia | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment
Gaia

The movie 2012: Science or Superstition gathers many of these cartographers of the mystical -- as well as a few skeptics -- in a fascinating exploration of an impending apocalypse slated to arrive in a handful of days.

LIVEBLOG: End Of The World 2012

Posted 12.21.2012 | World

As Dec. 21, 2012 fast approaches, doomsday-believers around the globe are bracing for what they believe will be the end of the world. A Chinese in...

The Jewish Messiah And The End Of Days

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 02.18.2013 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

Although the concept of a Messiah and an end to the world as we know it is not overtly mentioned in the five books of the Torah, it is actually one of the fundamental articles of Jewish faith.

Budget Deal Before the End of the World?

Beth Armogida | Posted 02.18.2013 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

President Obama and Speaker Boehner are trying to reach a budget deal before Christmas and the fiscal cliff. Screw Christmas and the fiscal cliff. They better hurry up before the Earth explodes on Friday.

Maya to Us: 'Grow Up!'

Stephen Hren | Posted 02.18.2013 | Green
Stephen Hren

We are well-advised to heed warnings of collapse from a civilization that didn't even make it to its own supposed apocalypse! In these days of climate...

WATCH: The Post Apocalypse News Is just Like Regular News

Posted 12.19.2012 | Comedy

Zombies, aliens, rapture, us... whatever the cause of the apocalypse, the news will still be there. And so will the weather report. Looks like tomorro...

Getting Ready For The End Of Time

Martin Boroson | Posted 02.18.2013 | Religion
Martin Boroson

Whether or not you believe there is some cosmic significance to the date Dec. 21, 2012, the fact that so many people are consciously focusing energy on a specific intention at the same time does have some significance.

Dear Modern People: Psych! -- Love, The Mayans

Floyd Elliot | Posted 02.17.2013 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Hey, modern people! How's it going? All of you making preparations for the big end of the world coming up in a few days? Really? You are? How did you people ever conquer us anyway? Because, you know what? We were totally kidding. Oh, and you know what also? You can give us back all our gold anytime now.

The 5 Best (And Worst) End Of The World Films

Posted 12.18.2012 | College

The world might end on 2012 (no, it won't), and if it does (no, it won't), what are the five best movies to watch? Your favorite professors at Film...

Maya Calendar 101: What Does 'December 21, 2012' Really Mean?

Joshua Berman | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
Joshua Berman

Within the multidisciplinary world of "2012ology," theories span the gamut from serious academic discussions by glyph-deciphering Maya geeks to theorists who think that, on December 21, 2012, a magnetic phenomenon caused by the sun will trigger all human pineal glands to release a hallucinogen resulting in a mass humanity-wide acid trip.

If the World Ends...

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.16.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

I'm not typically apocalyptic. And I don't really believe the world will end on December 21, 2012. But it's interesting to think about what I would do...

Andrew Burmon

In Search Of The Maya In Guatemala

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

End of the World Mix (Just In Case): My 20 Favorite Songs of 2012

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 02.13.2013 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

These are my favorite songs of the year arranged how I would have ordered them should I have made you a mix myself.

Andrew Burmon

A Trip To Mayan Belize On The Eve Of The Apocalypse

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

12 Things To See Before The Apocalypse

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the Maya apocalypse fast approaching, now is the time to start crossing some things off your bucket list. If you've ever wanted to stay on a private island, gamble with your life savings, or treat yourself to the best meal on Earth, you've got less than two weeks to do it.

Italian Contractor Makes Small Fortune Building Mayan Apocalypse Bunkers

Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

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...

How The Neo-Pagans Saved Advent

Matthew Milliner | Posted 02.12.2013 | Religion
Matthew Milliner

With their surprisingly seasonal, covertly Christian expectations of doom, contemporary neo-pagans remind us (at least this December) that judgment draweth nigh. Even while countless Christmas carolers forget.

Doomsday Phobia Mushrooms As Dec. 21 Approaches

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.13.2012 | Weird News

With Dec. 21, 2012, quickly approaching, people around the world are grappling with doomsday phobia and fears of an impending apocalypse. Friday, ...

WATCH: NASA Takes On Mayan Doomsday Fears

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.13.2012 | Science

Doomsayers are awaiting Dec. 21, 2012, the day the Mayan calendar ends and the rumored Mayan apocalypse unfolds. But NASA is debunking the notion that...

Dec. 21 Mayan Prophecy: A Firsthand Report From the Mayan Lands With Tips for Transformation!

Kellee Maize | Posted 02.12.2013 | Weird News
Kellee Maize

My understanding of our existence is always changing and evolving; however, I don't need more proof when it comes to sharing my hope for the future, and for the sake of the next seven generations on Earth.

The 2012 Wish List: The 10 Best Unwritten Screenplays in Hollywood

Ken Furer | Posted 02.11.2013 | Comedy
Ken Furer

Out of the Loop: A struggling filmmaker who wishes he made Looper is visited by his future self who travels back in time to give him the idea for Looper.

The Hindu Santa 'Clause'

Deepak Sarma | Posted 02.11.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

That festive "Holiday" season is again upon us. It's a challenging time for members of the Hindu Diaspora, who often reflect upon the degree to which they and their children have acculturated or assimilated.

Wear A Condom, It's The End Of The World

Posted 12.12.2012 | Comedy

You might be thinking to yourself, "Hey, it's the end of the world, let's skip the condom." You'd be wrong. In a series of pun-friendly fake ads for D...

Are We at the End of Days? This Mayan Says...

The GypsyNesters | Posted 02.10.2013 | Weird News
The GypsyNesters

Think Y2K was scary? This is Y2K plus a dozen! We needed a dose of reality to calm our nerves, so we went straight to the source, the Mayan ruins at Tulum.