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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.

Of Doomsday Preppers, the Planet Nibiru and Mayan Long-Count Calendar End-Timers

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 02.10.2013 | Comedy
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

"There apparently is a great deal of interest in celestial bodies, and their locations and trajectories at the end of the calendar year 2012. Now I, f...

Death to Infinity

Christopher Delatorre | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Delatorre

The fall of man will not come full circle from Eden's flame of fire, at least not by any familiar method. The shift we seek has already begun, within each of us, reinforced by this present anxiety, filtered through art, conflict and desire. Consider how we've lost faith in our institutions.

Civil War II: The Fall of Analog

Brian Penny | Posted 02.09.2013 | Technology
Brian Penny

What if every time Bank of America charged a fee, Google removed them from the grid and put them in timeout for the day to teach them a lesson?

PHOTOS: Where You Can Survive The Mayan Apocalypse

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.05.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Here's where we suggest going to either cope with the impending end of everything you've ever held dear or known or try to avoid the horrific fait that awaits as all as the dark gods of old take their revenge on mankind for its egotism in the face of time.

Michael McAuliff

Republican Senator Cites Zombie Apocalypse In Waste Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are zombie banks, the zombie apocalypse, and now, according to Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), zombie homeland security programs that s...

No Joke, the Zombie Apocalypse Is Coming!

David Aronchick | Posted 02.03.2013 | Weird News
David Aronchick

Tens of millions of viewers around the world are currently sitting on pins and needles in anticipation of what will happen next on The Walking Dead. Who will get munched? What will happen to the Governor? Many viewers will sit through the show wondering, "is this foreshadowing?"

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...

Progressives, Advent, And The End Of The World

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 02.01.2013 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

If we enter the Advent journey with a different perspective on time, the apocalyptic texts speak afresh.

PHOTOS: Hotels Fit For The End Of The World

trivago | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel
trivago

Here's a selection of top hotels in which to spend your last nights in style -- by basking on the beautiful beaches of Bora Bora, living out your romantic fairytale getaway in Paris or gambling it all away in Sin City.

Trying To Make Sense Of God's Judgment

John Backman | Posted 01.28.2013 | Religion
John Backman

Bible readings in November are drag us unremittingly through the Book of Revelation. Much of the book's wild symbolism portrays God's vengeance upon evil. It's pretty horrible reading for postmodern folks like us. Can we scrap it and just feel the love?

Black Boots for the End of the World

Lisa Solod | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Lisa Solod

If we, too, many years ago discussed in heated terms the world's probable doom, if we fought against our own existential crises, we also tamped down our fears down enough to bring our children into the world. Was that an act of faith or foolishness?

Doomsday Prophets of Greed: The Dark Side of 2012

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 01.28.2013 | Home
Shaahin Cheyene

Thousands of websites, television shows, magazines and books feed on peoples' fear that the "end" is near. Just take one look on any online book retailer and you will see "2012" is hot property.

Man Spends Life Savings Building 'Noah's Ark' In Preparation For Mayan Apocalypse

Posted 11.27.2012 | Home

Worried about the impending 2012 "Mayan apocalypse," a man in China has reportedly spent his life savings on the construction of his very own "Noah's ...

The End Approacheth And Recedeth: Apocalypse As Myth

David Kudler | Posted 01.26.2013 | Religion
David Kudler

What is certain is that the idea of apocalypse -- the myth of the word's end -- exercises a real, enduring power over the human imagination. Not a year goes by when some would-be prophet or other begins counting down to doomsday.

Signs That The End Is Near: Mark 13:1-8

Rev. Adam J. Copeland | Posted 01.14.2013 | Religion
Rev. Adam J. Copeland

For those who believe God's Spirit does work in the world through signs and miracles, tragedies can function as intellectual puzzles, but they should never stop us from responding with heart, head and hands.

The End of the World: A Cultural Obsession

Tyler Wells Lynch | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
Tyler Wells Lynch

There's something so visceral and frightening and seductive about the idea of Earth's destruction that it manifests itself through human art, and it has for millennia.

From Apocalyptic Tapestries to Apocalyptic Conferences: Watching and Waiting for the End of the World

Susan J. Napier | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
Susan J. Napier

Eschatology, the study of the end of the world, can seem a little heavy duty but these days it seems to me that discussions of apocalypse can be pretty significant, if not actually sexy.

Notes on Cormac McCarthy's The Road

Anis Shivani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Anis Shivani

The Road is one of the greatest indictments of the bourgeois novel of individual growth, the bildungsroman, the paradigmatic novelistic genre of the nineteenth century.

A Home Schooling Curriculum for the End of the World (With Reading List)

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

This step-by-step manual contains pre-, during and post-apocalyptic teaching guides intended to home school your child in the dark of your very own, semi-submerged house, using your state's learning standards. It is applicable for grades K-12.