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End of the World 2012

The 'End Of The World' In Cairo

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I was in Cairo on the day the world ended. Well, not really, but on the day the world was supposed to end, Dec. 21, 2012.

Will World End Christmas Eve?

Posted 12.23.2012 | Weird News

After months of bunker-stocking, NASA-calling, and party planning, Dec. 21, 2012 passed with the world still firmly in place. If you believed, howe...

OOPS

Los Angeles Daily News | Mariecar Mendoza | Posted 02.23.2013 | Los Angeles

| Read "Patrons at Hotel Maya in Long Beach party like it's the 'end of the world'" If you're reading this, then the world didn't end Friday. But th...

Rebecca Black's Shocking Confession

Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment

Rebecca Black, the world's biggest lover of Fridays, has made a shocking confession. The teen singer took to her Twitter this week to confess her love...

What Did You Think About All The Mayan Calendar Hysteria? (POLL)

Posted 12.21.2012 | MarloThomas

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Police Arrest Men With Machetes In French 'Doomsday' Village

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.20.2013 | World

French police arrested two men who had gas masks and machetes in their car as they approached a mountain rumoured to be one of the few places where pe...

The Mayan Calendar and End of the World Hoopla

Liz Smith | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media
Liz Smith

To the crazies who are grafting zombies and vampires onto Christmas, I say phooey, fake, outrageous and as old Major Hoople would say, "Fap to you!"

Mayans Unfazed About The End Of The World

Religion News Service | David Agren | Posted 12.21.2012 | Religion

FELIPE CARRILLO PUERTO, Mexico (RNS) Mayan pilgrims often come here to a simple church with a thatched roof to venerate the Cruz Parlante, or Speaking...

WATCH: Santa's Ready For The End Of The World

Posted 12.21.2012 | Comedy

If the world doesn't end today, we've still got a problem. Apparently, Santa has kinda blown the whole Christmas thing off since the apocalypse was sc...

Andrew Burmon

In Mexico, Few Preparations For 'Apocalypse'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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? Not Just Yet

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 02.20.2013 | World

MERIDA, Mexico — Dec. 21 started out as the prophetic day some had believed would usher in the fiery end of the world. By Friday afternoon, it h...

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.

The Funniest 'End Of The World' Tweets So Far

Posted 12.20.2012 | Comedy

Not sure how to feel about the Mayan prediction for the end of the world on 12/21/12? Let some of Twitter's funniest voices calm your nerves (or get y...

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 ...

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...

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...

The Best End-Of-The World Marketing Ploys

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.20.2012 | Business

There's just one day left to turn a profit off the apocalypse, apparently. Tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 21, marks the end of the current cycle of the anc...

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...

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...

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.

LOOK: Luxurious Local Properties For Sale

Posted 12.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Assuming that the various apocalyptic prophesies about 12/21 are true just for a moment, wouldn't you agree it's a great time to take ou...

Time, Apocalyptic Dreams and Dec. 21, 2012

Paul Katz | Posted 02.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

Recently, I've been hearing two phrases from friends and colleagues more than I can remember: "Time is flying so fast," and "Everything feels so inten...

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.

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 SPACE.com NASA scientists took time on Wednesday (Nov. 28)...