Company Bulldozes Mayan Temple, Possibly Awakens Old Ones

What do you do when you run out of gravel? Well, sometimes you can’t just run down to the gravel store and buy some, so you turn to alternative methods. Say, bulldozing an ancient Mayan temple. That’s what a road-building company in Belize recently did. In order to retrieve gravel to fill a road, the …

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The Prophecy of the Popes

The Prophecy of the Popes

Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation today. As soon as I heard this, I knew exactly what would follow. You see, there’s something called the Prophecy of the Popes. Some attribute it to Revelations, others to Nostradamus (who indeed had his own prophecies regarding the popes). But the origin of this particular prophecy lies with …

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Apocalypse 2012: Eyes Of Majora

“I went to great lengths to get that legendary mask. When I finally had it…I could sense the doom of a dark omen brewing. It was that unwelcome feeling that makes your hair stand on end.” – The Happy Mask Salesman Oh, we don’t have much time, now.

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U.S. Government Responds To Mayan Doomsday

You know, the word Apocalypse is actually taken from the Greek apokalyptein, meaning to uncover, disclose, reveal or, in general terms, to “a revelation of something hidden.” In fact, the last book of the New Testament, the Revelation of John, was actually titled the Apocalypsis Ioannou, or the Apocalypse of John. Today, the term is …

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Apocalypse In Russia

Russia Prepares For The Apocalypse

Last week, the Russian government issued a statement regarding the forthcoming Mayan apocalypse, reassuring its citizens that everything is going to be all right. Well, except for “blizzards, ice storms, tornadoes, floods, trouble with transportation and food supply, breakdowns in heat, electricity and water supply.” (Might want to work on your reassuring skills, guys). Actually, …

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The Mayan Apocalypse Approaches

Chinese Man Constructs “Noah’s Ark” To Survive The Apocalypse

When it comes to the looming Mayan apocalypse, some people are fine with just buying some bottled water and canned goods. Others are a bit more serious, building bunkers and stocking up on ammo. A Chinese man, however, has spent his entire life savings — ¥1million, or £100,000 or about $160,000 — to create an …

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Chichen Itza Ball Court

Archeologists Determine Purpose Of “Watchtower-Style Structures” At Chichen Itza

Archeologists at Chichen Itza in Mexico have determined the original purpose of previously discovered “watchtower-style structures.” It’s believed the Maya people used these structures, which were located atop the walls of the ceremonial ball court, to calculate equinoxes and solstices. To determine their ancient functions, archeologists actually reconstructed the watchtower-like boxes, which had previously crumbled. …

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Mayan Prophecies & The End Of The World

Whatever Happened To The End Of The World?

You know, I’m actually surprised. In the lead-up to Y2K, you couldn’t turn on a TV without seeing something about the coming Dark Ages. It was all the rage on Coast to Coast AM, and even slightly incorporated into John Titor’s Excellent Adventure. There were Y2K toys. Disaster kits, computer upgrades, New Year’s Eve parties …

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Survive The Apocalypse With SETI Institute’s Doomsday 2012 Fact Sheet

It’s not what you think. While we’ve all heard the portents of doom surrounding December 21, 2012, it’s really surprising just how many apocalyptic scenarios have been attached to the date. Strange prophecies, hidden planets, cosmic doom. Pole shifts and solar flares. We have a lot to choose from. But maybe we can put some …

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