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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.
University of Kansas anthropologist and Maya scholar John Hoopes and his students are watching predicted doomsday dates such as 11/11/11 and Dec. 21, 2012, with considerable skepticism.
The Maya have taken center stage because many fear the supposed end date of their calendar marks the end of the world. Most of this information comes from non-Mayans and it is not accurate. Because of this the National Council of Elders Mayas, Xinca and Garifuna recently addressed the world.
NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Speed on the water will hit the New Orleans Superdome this Saturday, December 19, 2009 when Al Copeland Jr. unveils 'Phenomenon,' a four year, multi-million dollar vessel that was built for one reason: to break the world's propeller speedboat record.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov.
NASA has launched an investigation in its efforts to prove that world will not come to an end on December 21, 2012, despite the claims of many Internet theorists.
Examine Evidence of the Catastrophic Prophecies and Current Theories That Suggest an Imminent Doomsday Is Not Impossible Timed With Major Hollywood Release of "2012," 2012: Countdown to Armageddon Premieres Sunday, November 8, 2009, at 8 PM ET/PT WASHINGTON, Oct.
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Magicians Society, a worldwide organization, which was established in 1968 and currently has over 37,000 members, presented Gerry McCambridge with the prestigious "Merlin" Award for Mentalist of the Decade.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).