Mayan Calendar


Posted 21.12.2012 | UK

On Friday the 21 December 2012 at 11:11 the world did not come to an end, despite predictions by the Mayans. Across the world thousands had prepa...

It's Not the End of the World, Yet

Andy Miah | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Andy Miah

However, that doesn't stop us from speculating over what it might mean, if it really was the end of the world. After all, we will be confronted with this at some point in the future, whether it is the Mayan predictions, global warming or some other global catastrophe.

Ridicule or Reason? How Should We Deal With Another Apocalypse?

Will Porter | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Politics
Will Porter

I personally favour calling people out over their predictions and asking for an apology. The videos and blogs should remain online with an additional retraction by the author as a monument to delusion and a warning to others.

Why Is the Ancient Mayan Prophecy That Today Is the End of the World So Popular?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

If there is a recurrent pattern through history of believing in imminent apocalypse, does this begin to reveal more about our psychology? 'Apocalypticism' appears linked to certain religious and personality outlooks.

Reasons To Be Cheerful

Rob Atkinson | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK
Rob Atkinson

I don't wish to be alarmist - are you sitting down? - but on the 21st December, we're all going to be abruptly vaporised.

Mayan Apocalypse LIVE BLOG: Is It The Apocalypse Yet?

Posted 20.12.2012 | UK

With everyone asking the simple question 'Is It The Apocalypse Yet?' we thought it would be appropriate to live blog the final hours of human life on ...

U DAY 2012: It's Time for a More United World

Ben Bowler | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK
Ben Bowler

Politically, we are seeing the ongoing expansion of regional political unification. Notwithstanding the current financially-driven woes of the European Union, it is still very much a work in progress.

It's the End of the World as We Know It... A Guide to 21 December 2012 for Mere Mortals...

Alice Grist | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

I say we make December 21st our time to get real, get fabulous and start changing things for the better, get soulful, get spiritualized, one thought at a time.

Gangnam Doom: Psy's Hit Heralds End Of The World Prophecy

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

Sooooo....according to those fun-loving Mayans, the world is going to end on 21 December 2012. Yeah thanks guys, we don't even get to open our Christm...

The Mayan Prophecy: Fact Or Bo***cks?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Comedy

According to the Mayans, the world will end on 21 December 2012. But what else did these prescient primitives predict for the run-up to Christmas? ...

Apocalypse, How? 21 December 2012 (Not) the End of The World

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 08.02.2013 | Home
Ellen Grace Jones

In cultural terms the tiresome doom-and-gloom connotations stem from misguided interpretations of the calendar. It never meant, 'the end of the world', moreover, 'the end of the world as we know it.'

WATCH: Julia Gillard's End Of World Announcement

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Comedy

Wow. We're not sure how to react to this... other than to stock up on tinned goods, tell our family and friends how much we love them, and get in our ...

Why is 2012 Important? The Dawning of Aquarius

Claire Snowdon-Darling | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Snowdon-Darling

"When the moon is in the 7th house and Jupiter aligns with mars. This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarius" The hippies been singing about it since ...

Turns Out It’s NOT The End Of The World As We Know It

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient Mayan mural believed to be a calendar projecting events some 7,000 years into the future – thus contradicti...

Pictures Of The Day: Mayans, Snow Men And The Northern Lights

Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

These days the Mayan civilisation is usually mostly remembered for making dubious predictions about the end of the world. A new exhibition in Pari...

'End Of The World Not In 2012' According To Decoded Mayan Tablet

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Good news, everyone! The end of the world won't take place in 2012. Hooray! Sven Gronemeyer of Australia's La Trobe University says that his interp...