Tag Archive for 2012

Jeffs messes up again

Oops, another false prophet. Twice unlucky for Mormon cult leader – 3 News. The leader of a breakaway Mormon sect has incorrectly prophesied the end of the world for the second time in as many months. Warren Jeffs, head of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), issued his latest edict last…

Doubtful News favorite stories of 2012

It’s that time of year where you see list after list of the BEST this or that. Well, these weren’t necessary the best but they were our favorite stories of the year here at Doubtful News. We posted around 2000 stories so it was a lot to dig through. But, your two editors picked out…

Happy unapocalypse!

…and I feel fine. I’m very glad to report that no supernatural or man-made disaster befell us today. You never know about those who take “prophecies” into their own hands. Actually, the REAL interpretation was that this was not doomsday but a spiritual rebirth. Sadly, I’m not feeling that. Maybe tomorrow. Or maybe there was…

Psychics and their failed predictions for 2012

Let’s take a critical look back at how psychics did in 2012. Epic. Fail. 2012 Failed and Forgotten Psychic Predictions. Another year has come and gone, and with it, a slew of failed and forgotten psychic predictions. Each year, the world’s “leading” psychics lay down their predictions in January, and then we review them one…

Doomsday rumors compel school attack. Different ending in China.

Eerie. But this had a different ending. China says stabber affected by ‘doomsday rumors’. Officials say a man who went into a school in central China and stabbed 23 children last week was “psychologically affected” by doomsday predictions. Min Yongjun is suspected of going into an elderly woman’s house Friday morning and stabbing her with…

Countdown: 5 days until the un-apocalypse

Oh, geez, 5 Days. Time to read those books you never got to and watch those classic movies… Survival pods. Yeah. Chinese Farmer Creates Apocalypse Survival Pods | Mayan Apocalypse Survival | LiveScience. There’s always zombies. CofC professor weighs in on the never-ending end of the world | Doomed | Charleston City Paper.

Countdown: 6 days until the un-apocalypse

December 21: nothing to worry about. It’s just another day: du du du du du… They have this cult in China. That doesn’t go over well. Doomsday Sect Clashes With Police. China perhaps misinterpreted the joke from Australia. China reacts to PM’s apocalypse message. Great page from NASA NASA – Beyond 2012: Why the World…

Countdown: 8 days until the un-apocalypse

It’s getting closer. Time to send best wishes to those distant relatives for the last time. Nonsense debunking nonsense. Does it cancel out or produce a null set? Santa Cruz psychic debunks Mayan doomsday predictions Another one of those “safe” places? Rumors of an alien-built pyramid in the mountain have apparently driven doomsday-fearers to seek…

Countdown: 9 days until the un-apocalypse

Only 9 days left including today. Better start eating the perishable food in the fridge. 😛 LiveScience has a countdown clock. Yep, the myth of the Mayan Apocalypse is all a big sham. But you knew that. ‘Mayan Apocalypse’ Started With A Bad 70s Mushroom Trip, Not Ancient Civilization. A Turkish village has become the…

Hints of ‘End of World’ Panic in Russia and abroad

Mayan ‘End of World’ Stirs Panic in Russia and Elsewhere – NYTimes.com. There are scattered reports of unusual behavior from across Russia’s nine time zones. Inmates in a women’s prison near the Chinese border are said to have experienced a “collective mass psychosis” so intense that their wardens summoned a priest to calm them. In…