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2012 Doomsday

Denver Sirens Are Just A Test, NOT A Doomsday Signal

AP | Posted 12.21.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Officials in Denver want people to know this is only a test. The city is testing new outdoor warning sirens on Friday, and they're well awa...

Our Nostradamus Age

Stéphane Gerson | Posted 12.20.2012 | Weird News
Stéphane Gerson

The Mayan calendar will come and go but the quatrains are bound to endure. Living in a Nostradamus age, it turns out, is not the end of the world.

Soviet Bunker Hosts $1,000-Per-Head Doomsday Party

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2013 | World

By Anastasia Gorelova MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Cold War-era bunker designed to save Soviet leaders from a nuclear attack will host a 24-hou...

12 Reasons Why The World Could End In 2012

TruTV.com | Posted 02.17.2013 | Weird News

It is almost impossible that the world is going to end on Dec. 21. 2012 -- or anytime soon., But there's always that risk, so TruTV has come up wit...

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, ...

Turkish Village Flooded By Doomsday Believers

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.10.2013 | World

Believers of the Mayan calendar prediction that the world will end on December 21 have flooded into a small village in western Turkey, near the ancien...

End of the World? 5 Ways to Mark the End of the Mayan Calendar

Mark Chesnut | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

December 21, 2012 is rapidly approaching. And whether you believe it's the end of the world or simply the end of one Mayan calendar and the beginning of the next, one thing is for certain: There are lots of ways to celebrate.

A Love Affair with Doom?

Steven Appleby | Posted 12.09.2012 | Science
Steven Appleby

Why are the papers and online journals so loaded with material about the many ways we might become extinct? Could it be that we have a secret love affair with the idea of Doom? And, if so, isn't that hilarious?

Occupy 2012 and the Doomsday Cult of Profit

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 05.30.2012 | Home
Shaahin Cheyene

From all of my years of working with and documenting shamanic cultures and traditions, I have not noticed anything that would lead me to believe that any doomsday prophecy will be fulfilled.

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...

Will the World End in 2012?

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard Schiffman

A bit of millennialist anxiety seems realistic given the real threats of environmental holocaust, global war, and economic meltdown that loom over civilization, only I am not convinced that the Mayans possessed a crystal ball to gaze into our collective future.

Cuba Santeria Priests Reject Doomsday Prediction

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

HAVANA -- A body of top Afro-Cuban priests is predicting a year of change and upheaval in 2012, but the group says fears the world will end are wrong....

Colo. Couple Returning Rare Book To Mexico

Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

A book bought by a Grand Junction, Colo. couple on their 1972 honeymoon in Mexico City for $50 is now heading to the National Institute of Anthropolog...

How Will The World End In 2012?

Posted 12.22.2010 | Comedy

According to the Mayan calendar, the world will end on December 21, 2012. Considering we only have two years left of life, it is only natural to consi...

2012 Doomsday Wrong? Prediction Date May Be Off Several Years

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Doomsday believers, you might be able to breathe a sigh of relief. The much-hyped "prediction" that, according to the ancient Mayan calendar, the w...

2012 Prophecies Sparking Real Fears, Suicide Warnings

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

by Brian Handwerk for National Geographic News It's almost the end of the world, according to purported Maya predictions, and the 2012 apocalypse bu...