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Doomsday 2012: NASA Debunks The Apocalyptic Prophecies
2012-11-30 10:22:17

[WATCH VIDEO: Beyond 2012: Google+ Hangout with NASA] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA took time out of its busy schedule this past week to ease the minds of many who believe the world is going to end on December 21, 2012. Following misinterpretations of the ancient Mayan calendar, doomsday seekers have been busy preparing for a front-row seat for the end of all things. However, the US space agency said Mayan apocalypse rumors are just that: rumors....

Mayan Calendar Does Not Predict December Doomsday
2012-10-01 05:14:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The apocalypse is not going to happen in December, according to a group of experts who are spearheading efforts to educate people about prophecies made by the ancient Mayan civilization. According to the Daily Mail, a team of archaeologists, anthropologists, and other experts met on Friday in the city of Merida, Mexico, to discuss the Maya Long Count Calendar and recent fears that the Mesoamerican civilization predicted that the...

2012-07-24 13:03:43

The end of the world of just another year of living harm's way December 21, 2012 — the purported last day of a 5,125-year cycle in the Mesoamerican calendar — has been added to an endless list of days when the world has been expected to end. But what are our real chances of being wiped out by a catastrophic event — the kind that has happened in the past and will inevitably occur again someday? In the August issue of EARTH, we explore four of the most probable global...

Maya 2012 Monument Thought To Be More Political Than Apocalyptic
2012-06-30 10:32:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archeologists have uncovered stone carvings that suggest the end of the Mayan calendar in 2012 was more about political messaging than making an apocalyptic prediction. The newly discovered 1,300-year-old inscriptions from the ruins called La Corona, "provides only the second known reference to the so-called 'end date' for the Maya calendar on December 21, 2012," a statement from Tulane University said. Scholars said the...

2012-06-11 23:00:15

Modern technology brings to life piece of cold stone and makes it speak Mayan date as recorded by Maya civilization during classic period (approx. 250 AD - 900 AD) to commemorate life of kings and queens, and to remember important historical events. Maya Stone Calendar app has been released for iPhone and iPad. Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2012) takes place on the days from 6 Manik' 10 Sotz' to 10 Chuwen 14 Sotz'. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 After decades of intensive...

2012-05-17 23:12:57

As interest in the end of the world increases for 2012 phenomenon followers, Stocktrek Images has put together a stunning collection of apocalyptic art showcasing diverse belief sets. Shoppers are encouraged to peruse the various offerings, including asteroid-earth impacts, destructive solar flares/storms, the Nibiru Cataclysm, nuclear war, and even alien invasion. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Stocktrek Images, a global leader in specialty stock imagery, has curated a unique collection...

Mexico Gears-Up to Celebrate Mayan Apocalypse In 2012
2011-12-21 13:25:48

Mexico´s tourism industry is seeking to capitalize on the rest of the world´s anachronistic interest in apocalyptic doomsday prophecies. According to the famous Mayan calendar, the world will come to end exactly one year from today, and Mexicans in the southeastern part of the country are a planning massive end-of-the-world festivities to entertain the influx of tourists they´re expecting. The year-long celebration will take place all across the regions of Chiapas,...

End Of The World In 2012? Not So Fast Say Mayan Experts
2011-12-02 09:35:28

According to popular theory, and at least one Hollywood movie, the world will be coming to a messy end next December. However before you rack up credit card charges or tell your in-laws what you really think of them in preparation for this event, you might want to heed the latest advice of Mayan experts who want to dispel any belief that a world apocalypse is expected soon. According to the Mayan calendar, December 12, 2012 marks the end of a 5,126 year old cycle which allegedly brings the...

Mexico Admits To Second 2012 Mayan Prediction
2011-11-25 14:09:15

Mexico's archaeology institute is downplaying theories that the ancient Mayans predicted the world would be ending in 2012, but it did acknowledge that the date exists on a fragment at a southern Mexico ruin site. Experts had cited only one surviving reference to the date in Mayan glyphs, which is a stone tablet from Tortuguero site in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco. However, the National Institute of Anthropology and History said that there is another apparent reference to the date at...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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