End of the world
Crowds are surrounding the Chichen Itza and the Mayan ruins, but interpretations of the doomsday calculation vary. Mayans believe that the calendar signaled Dec. 21 as the end of one era, and Dec. 22 as the beginning of a new one.
It’s a good thing that end of the world thing never happened last year. Otherwise, we wouldn’t have been around to see Johan Santana throw the first no-hitter in Mets history.
Doomsday worrywarts have a long history of predicting the end of the world. From biblical times to the present day, there have been many scenarios of our ultimate demise.
Whatever you want to call it – judgment day, the end of days, rapture – the predictions for the end of the world didn’t come to fruition on Saturday.
Will life as we know it come to an end on Saturday? Jeffrey Hopkins is among those who believe the world will end May 21.
Tornadoes, hurricanes, even a terrorist attack … we most certainly live in uncertain times. But if disaster, or even just temporary disruption, strikes, are you ready for anything?