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People waiting in the night the end of the world in Bugarach village.The small village of Bugarach in the foothills of Pyrenees is,according to a prophecy of an ancient Mayan calendar,the only place on Earth saved from apocalypse on the evening of December 21,2012 on December 20, 2012 in Bugarach, France. Miviludes,the French Governement's dedicated sect watchdog,are investigating the likelihood of apocalyptic sect activity or ritualised suicides due to the prophecy.  (Photo by Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images)

Apocalypse Predictions Are Nothing New: A Look Back At Doomsday Theories

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.


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Family Of NYC Woman Angered By Donation To Apocalypse Preacher

The family of a New York City woman is angry after she left nearly $250,000 in her will to Harold Camping, the preacher who predicted the end of the world on May 21.


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NYC Back To Business As Usual After Failed Doomsday Predictions

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.


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Bloomberg Jokes About Doomsday On Weekly Radio Show

It may not be a laughing matter to some people, but New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg had a lot of fun on his weekly radio show joking about the world coming to an end on Saturday.