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The End Is Nigh! Time to Go Shopping

“Why did the government make an announcement not to worry about 2012?… Is this a conspiracy? And if NASA is not worried about Dec 21, why did the head of NASA make a video warning NASA employees to prepare for disaster?” — question on NASA’s Ask an Astrobiologist Being a lazy person at heart, I [...]

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Psychology Reveals the Comforts of the Apocalypse

December 21, according to much-hyped misreadings of the Mayan calendar, will mark the end of the world. It’s not the first “end is nigh” proclamation—and it’s unlikely to be the last. That’s because, deep down for various reasons, there’s something appealing—at least to some of us—about the end of the world.   Enjoy the Self-Fulfilling [...]

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