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12

Apr

Mayan calendar suggests it was drought doomed their civilization
A century-old understanding of how the Maya and European calendars fit together appears to be on target.

Mayan calendar suggests it was drought doomed their civilization

A century-old understanding of how the Maya and European calendars fit together appears to be on target.

22

Dec


 Forget the Mayan apocalypse: 6 real threats facing the U.S. 



You should be worrying landslides and hurricanes, not secret planets hidden behind the sun.
You should be worrying landslides and hurricanes, not secret planets hidden behind the sun.

21

Dec

It’s not yet Dec. 22 for some of us, so just in case…
Best U.S. places to survive the apocalypse

It’s not yet Dec. 22 for some of us, so just in case…

Best U.S. places to survive the apocalypse

20

Dec

5 creative ways to spend the Mayan apocalypseWith Dec. 21, the supposed date of the Mayan apocalypse, fast approaching many are prepping for doomsday bashes, marking the day with food, drink and tongue-in-cheek apocalypticism.

5 creative ways to spend the Mayan apocalypse
With Dec. 21, the supposed date of the Mayan apocalypse, fast approaching many are prepping for doomsday bashes, marking the day with food, drink and tongue-in-cheek apocalypticism.

19

Dec

How the Mayan calendar worksThe Mayans actually had three different calendars that all served difference purposes.

How the Mayan calendar works
The Mayans actually had three different calendars that all served difference purposes.

Why Mayan doomsday prediction isn’t like the othersThe Mayan apocalypse sprang up entirely online, unlike other end of the world theories focused on portents or religious leaders.

Why Mayan doomsday prediction isn’t like the others
The Mayan apocalypse sprang up entirely online, unlike other end of the world theories focused on portents or religious leaders.

17

Dec


 14 things you didn’t know about the Mayans 



From cocoa to body modification, Mayan culture had a lot more to offer than simple doomsday prophecies.
From cocoa to body modification, Mayan culture had a lot more to offer than simple doomsday prophecies.

10

Dec

What will the Mayan apocalypse do to medical research?The death of the human race is going to wreak havoc on clinical trial statistics, though there is an unexpected finding of a potential ‘zombie repopulation.’

What will the Mayan apocalypse do to medical research?
The death of the human race is going to wreak havoc on clinical trial statistics, though there is an unexpected finding of a potential ‘zombie repopulation.’

09

Nov

Comeback of Mayan civilization thwarted by killer droughtBy analyzing the stalagmite, researchers were able to pin down rainfall levels in Mayan civilization twice a year for 2,000 years.

Comeback of Mayan civilization thwarted by killer drought
By analyzing the stalagmite, researchers were able to pin down rainfall levels in Mayan civilization twice a year for 2,000 years.

11

May

Nevermind the apocalypse: Earliest Mayan calendar foundA new find in a Guatemalan rain forest shows that the Mayan calendar will ‘keep going for billions, trillions, octillions of years into the future.’

Nevermind the apocalypse: Earliest Mayan calendar found
A new find in a Guatemalan rain forest shows that the Mayan calendar will ‘keep going for billions, trillions, octillions of years into the future.’