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matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Dec.21.2012
Well, as they say here, it's been quiet so far. Though the Officially Sanctioned Mayan Apocalypse Doomsday website has been upgraded: http://hastheapocalypsehappenedyet.com
matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Dec.21.2012
This is kind of funny, from the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/dec/21/end-world-live-blog?CMP=twt_gu
matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Dec.20.2012
By the way, there is an excellent resource, in case you look out the window and notice mayhem and destruction. You can check on the status of the Apocalypse (Mayan or otherwise) by visiting www.hastheapocalypsehappenedyet.com. Handy for discussions at parties, fact-checking for articles, or...
matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Dec.20.2012
  Mountains seem to be a theme, for this particular end of the world: http://abcnews.go.com/International/apocalypse-believers-flock-pyramid-shaped-mountain-peak/story?id=17960120#.UNMbvaUcNFI "People know I'm closed in the winter," claims Jovanovic. "But those people said they wanted to come...
matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Dec.20.2012
So we're nearing the end, and I expect we'll see lots more of these types of things, but yet another mountain (this time in Argentina) is closing for the Mayan apocalypse.   "The invitation, signed off simply by "EBR" continued: "We will abandon our impure flesh and transport our spirit...
j-m-leitch's picture
Jun.04.2012
Have you heard about the annual Bilderberg meetings? The name is taken from a hotel in Holland where, back in May 1954, the first meeting took place. According to the official website they grew out of a “concern expressed by leading citizens on both sides of the Atlantic that Western Europe and...
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May.29.2012
I, and probably everyone else who’s likely to read this blog, live in extremely privileged circumstances. We don’t worry about looking for a safe place to sleep at night or where our next meal will come from. We have roofs over our heads, money in the bank, and food on the table. Mmm... food on the...
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May.14.2012
Like many things in life, corruption can be a double-edged sword. Of course it’s bad... it has crippled economies and is responsible for keeping millions of people impoverished... but in Indonesia, where it’s web touches almost every aspect of life, when you realise that, at the lowest level, it’s...
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May.07.2012
This story sounds like it jumped straight off the pages of a gruesome science fiction novel... but it didn’t. It’s true. If you have a sensitive stomach do not ready any further. In northeastern China the bodies of dead babies, and possible foetuses too, are being chopped up into small pieces, the...
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Apr.30.2012
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