Tag Archive for Mayan calendar

Tourists damaged a temple at Tikal

Mayan temple damaged in tourist ‘apocalypse’ frenzy | The Raw Story. Tourists flocking to Guatemala for “end of the world” parties have damaged an ancient stone temple at Tikal, the largest archeological site and urban center of the Mayan civilization. “Sadly, many tourists climbed Temple II and caused damage,” said Osvaldo Gomez, a technical adviser…

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…

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…

Astrologer says 12.12.12 spells chaos. Don’t fret.

Back it up: Save everything important before 12.12.2012 | Information, Gadgets, Mobile Phones News & Reviews | News.com.au. BEFORE you leave the office tonight, back up anything important on a USB stick. That’s the advice of astrologist Jessica Adams, who told news.com.au that tomorrow’s date of 12.12.2012, will spell chaos for the internet and media…

The country is “booming” for the upcoming Doomsdate

Unexplained booms were reported across the country last week. Most remain a mystery as to their source. They are reported at a time where people may be on edge regarding the upcoming Mayan Doomsdate. Mystery mongering sites have taken notice and associated them with a coming catastrophe. Monday night, in Rhode Island. House-rattling boom remains…

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…

Noah’s Ark replica open for business

Modern-Day Noah Opens Doors Of Ark Creation. A faithful reproduction of Noah’s ark, using the dimensions in The Bible, has just opened to the public in The Netherlands. It was constructed by the Dutch creationist and millionaire building contractor Johan Huibers, after he dreamt that Holland would be flooded once again. Mrs Huibers says they…

Educator battles Mayan doomsday myth with science

North Jersey educator battles Mayan doomsday myth with science – NorthJersey.com. North Jersey tweens and teens are watching the calendar and counting down with concern. Armed with a little information about the Mayan calendar and doomsday speculation, they worry that on Dec. 21, 2012, something catastrophic will happen and the world will end.