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The End of the World (as They Thought It)

A look back at a string of failed apocalypse predictions Read More

As we get closer to 2012 and that supposed "Mayan prophecy" (really just a fancy way of saying you think the John Cusack film 2012 was nonfiction), expect to hear more stories like this: A man named "John" has built an elaborate doomsday shelter in Colorado. And now you can also buy your own doomsday dome home ...

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Is Saturday the End of the World?

A radio preacher has predicted the Rapture will happen this Saturday. Is he right? Read More

Why We Like to Watch the World End

Disaster movies continue to be popular–here are some reasons for the phenomenon. Read More