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Ragnarok approaches!

The children of Loki by Willy Pogany

Oh terrific, another APOCALYPSE. I have plans this weekend! Ragnarok Viking apocalypse due to occur over the weekend. In advance of the predicted Ragnarok Viking apocalypse over the weekend, “Norsemen” have started to arrive in York in anticipation of the bloody battle that is supposed to happen on Feb. 22 and end the world. Attendees…

Montag and Pratt had to “spend this money before the asteroid hits.” Now, they’re broke.

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For real? Can people really be this… irresponsible and ridiculous? Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt spent fortune ahead of Mayan apocalypse prophecy | Daily Dish | an SFGate.com blog. Reality TV stars Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt frittered away their $10 million fortune because they believed the world would end in 2012. In 2010, Pratt…

Jeffs messes up again

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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…

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…

Countdown: It’s here! The Unapocalypse

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13.0.0.0.0 or as we like to call it, Friday. WOO HOO!!! Maya Expert: The ‘End Of Times’ Is Our Idea, Not The Ancients’ : The Two-Way : NPR. The Mayan apocalypse: Guardian guide to the end of the world part 1 – video | World news | guardian.co.uk. What’s with the Chinese Mayan-Doomsday Cult? :…

Coundown: 1 day until the unapocalypse

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There is just one day left! Start drinking! I kid. But how convenient that the end of the world comes on a Friday. There shall be some pubocalypse crawls. I have to say, I will be so glad when Friday night comes and we’re all here (well most of us) and I don’t have to…

Countdown: 2 days until the unapocalypse

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I’m struck by what is happening in Russia. If the world is going to end, why stock up on supplies? If the population will be wiped out, why bother worrying about what happens after? It’s not logical. As if I needed to state that… Have a cocktail, don’t worry. Officials try to calm fears as…

Countdown: 3 days until the unapocalypse

The Amazing Randi finds a 2013 Mayan Calendar.

I knew today would make up for the lack of Doomsday stories yesterday. We have some in spades and a special treat. But, only 3 days left, you need to get the unapocalypse party started! Ah, yes, the inevitable paranormal tourism spin. They want you to live it up! “People want to go out to…

Countdown: 4 days until the unapocalypse

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Time to start eating up all the perishable food and buy some really yummy cheesecake and crab dip and eat hearty mateys! No, not really. Well, it’s the holidays. Enjoy even though the world won’t end. Remember, it’s REALLY hard to do in a whole planet. The news today is THERE WAS NO NEWS! Except…

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…

Countdown: 7 days until the un-apocalypse

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7 more days. Time to stock up on the booze and batteries! NASA Science prepares for the not-end of the world – Light Years – CNN.com Blogs. The idea that the world is ending on December 21, 2012, comes from a misinterpretation of the Mayan calendar. Because their calendar ends on the 21st, some believe…

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…

Countdown: 10 days until the un-apocalypse

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I expected that we’d be getting more and more stories about the 2012 Doomsdate of December 21. So, I decided to collect some links into posts from now until then to countdown the days. Let’s see if the mass hysteria ramps up or if the Apocalypse hype fizzles out. Sun News : Quebec brewery capitalizes…

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…

Cult mass suicide averted in Brazil

"Prophet" Luis dos Santos

Last week, police received information that a cult was preparing for a mass suicide by poisoning, including their children holed up inside a house near Teresina, Piaui, Brazil. The story unfolded… Fears of Mass Suicide in Brazil as Doomsday Cult Barricades Itself Awaiting the End of the World Today Brazilian police fear a mass suicide…

Duct tape: Keeps demons out. Do not use on children.

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Parents Duct Tape “Demon Possessed” Children | FOX2now.com. Two parents who admittedly duct taped their children inside an SUV in a Walmart parking lot said they did so because they were “demon possessed.” During Tuesday’s court hearing, the judge dropped five felony counts of aggravated child endangerment against both parents. The couple still faces three…

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.…