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Mayan Apocalypse 2012

Tourists In Town For So-Called 'Maya Apocalypse' Wreack Havoc On Ruins

Fox News Latino | Posted 12.27.2012 | Latino Voices

The so-called Mayan Apocalypse didn’t occur, but an ancient temple nearly met its end. Tourists in Guatemala for “end of the world” parties l...

2013: When the Apocalypse Doesn't Arrive

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

This archetype shows up consistently throughout history and compels human beings to believe that a huge shift or monumental transition is about to happen. In reality, the grand utopian visions and doomsday scenarios, so far at least, have never really come to pass.

Apocalypse Letdown May Be Traumatic For Believers

Posted 12.24.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 12/22/2012 08:47 AM EST on LiveScience You might expect the world not ending to be a ca...

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

Posted 12.21.2012 | MarloThomas

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The Apocalypse Is Coming, And I Can’t Wait

Jesse James DeConto | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion
Jesse James DeConto

I want to be the kind of person who awaits the end of the world like a little kid waits for Santa Claus. If you have that kind of hope, then the only thing funny about the apocalypse is the idea that anyone could predict when it might happen.

Even At The End Of The World, Embrace Life

Rabbi Keith Stern | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Keith Stern

Tonight we light the Shabbat candles. And even with heavy hearts we celebrate, we embrace life and the time we have together. We truly don't know what will be. All we know in this moment is that we have each other. And that is enough. Make it count.

Cara Santa Maria

COUNTDOWN: Top Five Science Stories Of The Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.21.2012 | Science

HuffPost Live Producer/Host Jacob Soboroff challenged me to countdown the top five science stories of the week in under a minute. I think I did a pret...

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...

End Of The World GIFs

Posted 12.21.2012 | Comedy

With the end of the world upon us, we thought it was only fitting to say goodbye the best way we know how: with GIFs. Enjoy these bad boys as the p...

One Earth. One Voice. Campaign Day 99: On Grace and Gratitude, Circles and Completion

Shyla Nelson | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Shyla Nelson

Words are hard to find in this moment. As the sun rose on this -- the 99th and final day of our epic journey together -- I found myself awash in a sea of emotions.

Celebrating (or Surviving) the Mayan Apocalypse With Joshua Berman

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 02.19.2013 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

For our last podcast of the year, Ron, Josh and Vanessa invited travel writer and Maya 2012 expert Joshua Berman for a closer look at 13 B'ak'tun, a.k.a., December 21, a.k.a. Winter Solstice 2012.

What Would You Do For Your Last Day On Earth?

Los Angeles Daily News | Mariecar Mendoza | Posted 02.19.2013 | Los Angeles

An asteroid collides with Earth and the world turns into a fiery mess. Or maybe the planet gets swallowed into a black hole at the center of the gala...

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 ...

Andrew Burmon

The Trouble With Tulum

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

TULUM, MEXICO -- Tulum was once an important Maya trading post and the years have done little to decrease its economic significance. On the afternoon ...

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...

Hollywood's Signs The World Actually Is Ending

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment

Who knew that in the ancient Mayan calendar, they would have predicted so much that pointed to the end of the world? Like the exact date that Lindsay ...

New Agers Hope Dec. 21 Brings New Era

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 02.19.2013 | World

MERIDA, Mexico — Doomsday hour is here, at least in much of the world, and so still are we. According to legend, the ancient Mayans' long-count...

Andrew Burmon

Scuba Diving Mexico's Cenotes

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel

As a stalagmite blocks the cave mouth from view, I find myself sinking into the noduled gullet of Sistema Sac Actun, the cave system running some 135 ...

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...

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...

How The End Of The Mayan Calendar Predicts A New Healing Myth For The World

Pythia Peay | Posted 02.18.2013 | Religion
Pythia Peay

The movement from the old aeon to the new aeon in the Mayan calendar that the doomsdayers are picking up on speaks to the idea that we all need a new archetypal energy to enter our lives.

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...

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 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...