Tag Archive for doomsday

Spirit channeling via genital mutilation

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Sometimes truth is just too bizarre. Man Severs Father’s Genitals, Then Cuts Off Own Penis In Malaysia. In a savage attack in Malaysia, a man cut off his father’s genitals, before severing his own, local news outlets report. Police believe the 40-year-old man was “influenced by a false religious belief he picked up from the…

Happy unapocalypse!

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…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…

Doomsday rumors compel school attack. Different ending in China.

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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

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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

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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…

Discovery Channel playing up real Zombie Apocalypse

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I’m really hating that word “apocalypse”. People believe this zombie thing is a real deal? Oh wait, hype… Could the ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ Ever Happen? These People Think So (Exclusive Video) – Hollywood Reporter. “A zombie apocalypse happening is not a question of if it’s a question of when,” at least according to a group of…

Countdown: 8 days until the un-apocalypse

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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

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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 latest…

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

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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…

Jeffs delivers prophecies from jail, scaring locals

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Jeffs FLDS doomsday prophecy and business closures cause concern | Deseret News. There’s mystery, worry, and new indications of turmoil among followers of imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs. At least three of his followers’ most prominent businesses were suddenly closed in the Fundamentalist LDS Church’s twin towns of Colorado City, Ariz., and Hildale, Utah. The…

Mayan descendants say, “Shut up already!”

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AFP: Maya demand an end to doomsday myth. Guatemala’s Mayan people accused the government and tour groups on Wednesday of perpetuating the myth that their calendar foresees the imminent end of the world for monetary gain. “We are speaking out against deceit, lies and twisting of the truth, and turning us into folklore-for-profit. They are…

Australian doomsday ministry in ruins

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Agape doomsday cult’s financial empire dismantled, ordered to pay taxman $3 million. This morning, the District Court ordered the controversial group and its fugitive founder, Rocco Leo, settle their debts with the Australian Taxation Office. For two years, the ATO has pursued Agape, Leo and his confidante, Joe Veneziano, for amounts left unpaid since 2009.…