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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Russia Prepares For The Apocalypse

Apocalypse In Russia

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

The Mayan Apocalypse Approaches

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

Chichen Itza Ball Court

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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