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The Five Dumbest 'Mayan Apocalypse' Ad Campaigns

Latino Rebels | Posted 12.19.2012 | Latino Voices

This December 21 we plan to just not be online, because it is getting ridiculous already. Before we continue with this post, we just need to say the f...

Why the World Didn't End

Tom Falco | Posted 12.19.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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How Did We Arrive At This Mayan Armageddon Craziness?

Reuters | Gabriel Stargardter | Posted 12.19.2012 | Religion

(Reuters) - A few words by an American scholar, a crumbling Mexican monument and the love of a good yarn were all it took to spawn the belief that the...

When Will All The Madness End?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Larry Schwimmer

If you look to the astrology in the sky you know we live in very troubled times. The astrological aspects occurring now may explain it all, even though understanding them offers little relief or comfort, especially after last week's killing spree in Connecticut.

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...

Your Own Personal 2012 Apocalypse

Mark Morford | Posted 02.18.2013 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Technology is happening so fast even technology can't keep up. Accelerated consciousness? You're soaking in it.

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.

Mayan Calendar: The Myth Of Doomsday

VOXXI | Luis Carlos Lopez | Posted 12.21.2012 | Latino Voices

If you are prone to superstition, 2012 provides a wealth of apocalyptic fears and calamitous end-of-day scenarios, starting with the ever-popular end-...

Mayan Apocalypse, Star Wars Face Off In Ancient Temple

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2013 | World

By Mike McDonald TIKAL, Guatemala, Dec 18 (Reuters) - At the center of the rebel base where Luke Skywalker took off to destroy the Dea...

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.

BELIEVE IT OR NOT: Ripley's Offers Free Admission After Doomsday!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.18.2012 | Weird News

The alleged end of the world could be great for people who like weird things and bargains. Ripley's Believe It Or Not! is offering free admission t...

The Real Mayan End of the World (PHOTOS)

Fotis Kanteres | Posted 02.17.2013 | World
Fotis Kanteres

I find the sensationalized subject of the Mayan "end of the world" to demean the experience of the people here in Mayan Guatemala, many of whom experience a world that is swarmed by daily threats of an end that is very real. Recently I asked a nun about the sexual abuse of women.

End of the World Scheduled for Friday

Eric Francis | Posted 02.17.2013 | Weird News
Eric Francis

Despite a number of recent setbacks, The End of the World was proceeding on schedule for Dec. 21, according to a long-standing plan previously known only to astrologers and people who ate a lot of mushrooms.

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.

How To Watch 'End Of The World' Live

Posted 12.17.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 12/17/2012 11:54 AM EST on Anyone worried that the world will come to an end Friday (Dec. 21) can scan the heave...

China: School Attacker Was Affected By 'Doomsday Rumors'

AP | Posted 12.17.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Officials say a man who went into a school in central China and stabbed 23 children last week was "psychologically affected" by doomsday pr...

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...

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.

PHOTO: The Apocalyptic '12x12x12' Burger From Carl's Jr.

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.13.2012 | Home

If you're still convinced the world is going to end, despite NASA's assurances to the contrary then the "12x12x12" burger from Carl's Jr. might be up ...

The Fiscal Cliff, Mayan Deadlines: Are We All Really Doomed?

Steven Kurlander | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Well, we got through the notorious day 12-12-12, when doomsday Mayan hieroglyphics foretold the end of the world. Aren't you relieved? But we are not out of the woods.

Jaweed Kaleem

Why Belief In Doomsday Persists | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.13.2012 | Religion

Lonny Sundvall doesn't know what will happen on Dec. 21, but he's ready for the worst. He's amassed a year's worth of canned and dry food, dozens o...

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.

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...

The World Was Ending Anyway

Greg White | Posted 02.12.2013 | Comedy
Greg White

No one knows precisely what time the end is to occur -- my only hope is that the shock doesn't give me a heart attack and I miss the amazing once-in-a-lifetime feeling of being sucked into a black hole.