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As crestfallen followers of a California preacher who foresaw the world's end strained to find meaning in their lives, Harold Camping revised his apocalyptic prophecy Monday, saying he was off by five months and the Earth actually will be obliterated on Oct. 21.
Where were you on the day the world didn't end? Did you, like many thousands of others, turn to a social network and confess to the world something you had kept hidden? Did you laugh it off and make jokes about not having to go to work Monday?
It's a modern day Noah's arc, a luxury shelter fully equipped with everything from an entertainment theater to an exercise room. If you can fork up between $25,000 to $50,000, this could be your home away from home should disaster strike.
May 21 is the new doomsday and everyone is preparing in their own special way: Believers are out spreading the word. Atheists are planning a picnic. And some entrepreneurial types are offering to buy your stuff.
the New York Times reports.
Even the most intellectually gifted prognosticators did not foresee key forces that would cause paradigm shifts in society.
Talk about defending the brand: Christian writers are coming down on end of the world predicter Harold Camping with the fervor of Disney lawyers quashing a Mickey Mouse painting at a daycare center.
No one is sure if the world will really end, at least not next year. Presumably at some point, though, it will. How do you think it will happen?
"Gold has been a useful store of value for 6,500 years,” says one observer of the gold bug crowd. “Uncertainty causes people to see stable value, and gold provides that confidence.”
The 2012-ers have pulled together archaeology, New Age spirituality, UFO stories about extraterrestrial, and left-field understandings about science to produce a prophecy that something Really Big will happen on December 21, 2012. Read our FAQ — everything you need to know about Apocalypse 2012.
Some believe Dec. 21, 2012 — 12/21/2012 — will see a cataclysmic set of events that mark either the end or rebirth of the world.
December 21, 2012 -- the end date in the ancient Mayan calendar. Will it bring the Apocalypse? See some of the most notorious prophets and doomsday groups in history.
Creaton by Design, a New Jersey-based art and imaging development company, hopes to give the Bible a 21st century makeover by creating Bible-based trading cards with high-tech graphics. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
The Vatican planned to issue new rules Thursday designed to make its financial transactions more transparent after a money laundering probe resulted in the seizure of 23 million euros ($30.21 million) from a Vatican account.
It's been a rough year for commercial contractors. Unless they've made a "niche" business in churches.
At a time of growing tensions involving Muslims in the United States, a record number of Muslim workers are complaining of employment discrimination, from co-workers calling them “terrorist” or “Osama” to employers barring them from wearing head scarves or taking prayer breaks. The NYT reports.
Donald Trump's offer to buy an investor's stake where a mosque is planned near ground zero is falling flat.
A Muslim woman who works as a hostess at a Disneyland restaurant alleges her employer sent her home without pay after she refused to remove her head covering in front of customers.
President Obama delivered a strong defense on Friday night of a proposed Muslim community center and mosque near ground zero in Manhattan. The NY T reports.
A group of nuns from Ireland are suing Morgan Stanley, alleging improper actions by the investment bank that led them to lose at least 5 million euros ($6.4 million), about 80 percent of their total investment, a filing by Stuarts Law showed.