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When Judgment Day is not in May, will the Camping trip be over?

I missed this story when it came out but journalists from CNN joined a group of people on their way to a festival in Florida. They left every possession behind, and their families, to caravan around the States until the … Continue reading

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False prophets hurt the Lord apparently

False prophets hurt everyone, really. Maybe the Lord should have been a little less cryptic when planning his return trip and thus save us the trouble of guessing when he’d be needing the guest room. I found a couple letters … Continue reading

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Mayan calendar possibly “misinterpreted”

Maybe by 50 to 100 years, according to a new book called Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient and Medieval World. Gerardo Aldana, an associate professor at the Univ. of California at Santa Barbara focused on … Continue reading

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The Palmdale prophecy that failed

Somehow I missed this story when it first broke last week: Officers had been searching a wide swath of southern California since Saturday after family members found letters saying the group was awaiting an apocalyptic event and would soon see … Continue reading

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Too bad Good News Magazine is about Christianity

Then again, that is good news to me: more blog fodder! Hooray! Not to say the whole site is filled with Jesus crap – their article on how to make a good first impression hits all the right points. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Brand new year, same old news stories

Like when the rapture is happening. According to 88 year old biblical math major idiot, Harold Camping, it’s really happening May 21, 2011: Camping, 88, has scrutinized the Bible for almost 70 years and says he has developed a mathematical … Continue reading

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This is apocalypse number what now?

Out of the Apocalypse riders, who gets the props this time, Death, War, Famine or Pestilence? You’d think with all the H1N1 fear it’d be old Pesti but nope. Famine might get to take home the triumphant medal of pointlessness … Continue reading

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If 2012 marks the end of the world…

It’ll be because we stupidly believed the end was nigh and quit behaving sensibly. If the world blows up, it’ll only be a self-fulfilling prophesy. We will cause it because we’re so afraid of it happening, that we’ll act without … Continue reading

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Looks like everyone’s after the Apocalypse dollar

and forgetting that money will be worth squat after that happens anyway… So, I saw Zombieland today. Don’t worry, I won’t spill any of the intentionally ridiculous guts of the show if anyone’s trying to go into it not knowing … Continue reading

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I thought we had until 2012…

P.Z. Myers is spreading the word. Tomorrow is apparently it for us. It’s something to do with sine waves and jubilee eras and crazy ass math. The rapture approaches! Will your pets be okay when you’re gone to those pearly … Continue reading

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