All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘doomsday’

Lunar Eclipse 2015: Are You Ready for Doomsday?

Lunar eclipse 2015 is upon us. While there have been thousands of lunar eclipses just within the history of man, to say nothing of the history of the planet and its moon, this lunar eclipse is seen as special. Lunar eclipse 2015 has the distinction of being what is called by some a “blood moon.” All this means is that, …

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Doomsday Clock Set At 5 Minutes To Midnight

If you’ve never heard of the Doomsday Clock, you’re not alone. It isn’t a clock that predicts time or doomsday events directly, it is more of a visual metaphor devised by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to measure and analyze the danger of a “civilization-threatening technological catastrophe.” Once a year the board meets in an attempt to measure international threats, …

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Doomsday Preacher Harold Camping Dies

Harold Camping, who has been notoriously known as the doomsday preacher, died at the age of 92 on Sunday, after suffering injuries from a fall. Camping’s fame and fortune rose with his ability, or apparent inability, to predict the date that the world would come to an end. His latest predictions were in 2011, when he first said the second …

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Doomsday Castle: Preparing for Armageddon

There have been predictions of “doomsday” for hundreds of years. From Y2K, to the most recent scare of December 21, 2012, people have been preparing themselves, in numerous ways for the day that life will stop as we all know it. The “National Geographic” channel has already had one show regarding “doomsday”, “Doomsday Preppers”, but now they have another family …

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Hawking: Earth Doomed, Humans Must Explore Space

Stephen Hawking made a career out of investigating and explaining the cosmos to the layman. Now the renowned physicist is telling us that we need to get off the planet and (relatively) fast. The AP reports that Hawking was recently touring the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where research on steam cells is being conducted. At the event, the physicist said that …

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NASA: Asteroid 2012 Da14 Will Not be Hitting the Earth Today

Today at around 2:20 pm EST an asteroid named 2012 da14 will come within 17,200 miles of the surface of Earth. Almost one year ago NASA was able to determine that the asteroid definitely does not pose a danger to the planet, at least not on this approach. With the asteroid’s approach so near and the public’s growing awareness of …

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Asteroid to Give Earth a Near Miss on February 15

NASA this weekend revealed that an asteroid named 2012 DA14 will come very close to Earth on February 15. The object will swing within 27,700 kilometers (17,200 miles) of the Earth’s surface – close enough to pass within the geosynchronous satellites that orbit the planet, and only around one-thirteenth the distance from the Earth to the moon. NASA researchers stated …

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“Doomsday” Asteroid Won’t Hit Earth in 2036

Earlier this week, astronomers with the European Space Agency (ESA) announced that they were collecting data on the asteroid Apophis as it made its most recent approach to Earth. The data was, among other things, meant to narrow the prediction as to whether the asteroid might impact the Earth in 2036. Now, NASA has announced that Apophis will not be …

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Mayan Calendar Doomsday Prophecies a Hoax, Says NASA

Predictions about the end of the world on Friday, December 21 are reaching a fever pitch. From rogue planets to shifting poles, the crazy ideas put forth for how humanity will soon perish resemble countless past doomsday prophecies that haven’t come true. It seems that NASA has decided it is its responsibility to debunk all of the Maya Calendar rumors. …

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U.S. Government Says the World Won’t End Dec 21, Which Means the World Is Definitely Ending Dec 21

The world didn’t end on May 21st. The world once again failed to stop existing on October 21st. The world is also not going to end on December 21st. But don’t bother telling that to your weird cousin in his doomsday shelter, he won’t believe you anyway. Especially after you tell him that the latest reassurance is coming from the …

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