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NASA: World Won't End Tomorrow

Some say the ancient Mayans predicted the world will end Dec. 21; others say you should plan on going to work Friday anyway.

It may be inevitable that one of the many doomsday predictions found in cults or New Age mythologies may actually come true, but it's probably not Friday.

Some believe that when the 5,125-year ancient Mayan calendar runs out on Dec. 21, it determines the end of the world. NASA scientists disagree. 

According to the NASA website, the only thing that will happen on Dec. 21 is the winter solstice. 

The website also compared the lack of dates on the Mayan calendar to the lack of dates on current calendars.

"Just as the calendar you have on your kitchen wall does not cease to exist after December 31, the Mayan calendar does not cease to exist on December 21, 2012. This date is the end of the Mayan long-count period but then -- just as your calendar begins again on January 1 -- another long-count period begins for the Mayan calendar."

Of course, those screaming doomsday are getting far more attention. 

The official Dec. 21, 2012 website even claims to have celebrity supporters such as Woody Harrelson, Mel Gibson, Ashton Kutcher and Shirley MacLaine. 

The Dec. 21, 2012 website also alleges a galactic problem that will cause the world to end -- something the scientists at NASA refute..

truth only matters December 20, 2012 at 11:56 AM
It is a count down, not a calander, and NASA knows this. The Mayans equated the next time this solarsystem would cross the solar equator. Why would the Mayans make a countdown to nothing then. If nothing is supposed to happen, then why has the govermnent been building these huge bunkers costing trillions then, and NASA is the govermnent, so why are then any credible for any infotmation told.
sam wasserman December 20, 2012 at 02:40 PM
Show me were it says that the government is building trillion dollar bunkers?
Rebwar Rashidi December 20, 2012 at 03:03 PM
We really don't know whom to believe !!!!!
Wendy Saddler December 20, 2012 at 03:42 PM
Mathew 24:36 and Mark 13:32 that the ONLY one who knows when the world will end is God. Let's quit trying to do His job for him, and start living according to His principals again.
Andy Fowler December 20, 2012 at 04:36 PM
Sit down.......shut up........Merry Christmas.........See y'all on Saturday!
Anthony Hembrom December 20, 2012 at 04:54 PM
Earth will not END tommrrow. Looks the Bible- Mathew:-24:25-36 & Mark:13:28-32 "Earth will END but the single word of Bible will never End." SO STOP THE SCIENCE SCIENCE IS LAIYER.
J Bell December 20, 2012 at 05:06 PM
The government built those bunkers years ago to serve as elaborate film studios in order to create the supposed "lunar landing". HAHAHA!
karys brown December 20, 2012 at 08:24 PM
Tbh,I don't think the world will end,cause there would already be sighns that its ending. Also like every year they say it will end,like last year 21st may 2011 funny how this year is 21st too? When they don't get it right they move it on. The earth will end when least expected not predicted. No one knows when it will end and also just because a myan calender ends on the 21st december doesn't mean it will end,oh well we will see:)
George Costanza December 20, 2012 at 08:30 PM
just stop talking
Mike Shortall Sr December 20, 2012 at 09:03 PM
When the Government tells you there's "nothing wrong", that's when it's time to RUN!! Just sayin' ...
aaron December 20, 2012 at 10:15 PM
i dont know what 2 belive im pritty worrid coz my baby boy is due on the5th ov may 2013 some one please tell me it is not true and abit ov prof please
The Illuminati December 20, 2012 at 10:33 PM
The world ended Nov 6th.
The Illuminati December 20, 2012 at 10:37 PM
The world will end when its good and ready to end. This 2012 thing was a mass marketing ploy to make money. The world will still be here after tomorrow and next week and next year and the next 20 years. Relax. Sure, we will have disasters and such but the world will go on as it always has. There are going to be some real disappointed people on Saturday! This is like that Y2K crap...only worse.
The Illuminati December 20, 2012 at 10:39 PM
Did anyone ever take into account that the Mayans didn't have leap years? This date came and passed about 6 months ago people.
aaron December 20, 2012 at 11:11 PM
what dose that mean about leap years??
European American. December 20, 2012 at 11:38 PM
THE MAYANS DID NOT "PREDICT" THE END OF THE WORLD!!! GET THIS THROUGH YOUR HEADS ALREADY. IT'S JUST THE END OF ANOTHER CALENDAR CYCLE.
Andrea December 21, 2012 at 02:32 AM
I think the world will not end because people say that there is no other planet cramming for us
BUBBA JONES December 21, 2012 at 03:27 AM
GET A BRAIN, MORANS
Mike Shortall Sr December 21, 2012 at 03:45 AM
I'm really going to be depressed if I have to go to work tomorrow.
Mike Shortall Sr December 21, 2012 at 03:46 AM
No, it was the MAYANS!
aaron December 21, 2012 at 01:30 PM
HAHA
European American. December 22, 2012 at 02:15 PM
Hey bubba, I agree but u can't call people morons and spell it wrong. Unless u meant to spell it like that.
European American. December 22, 2012 at 02:16 PM
Hey bubba, I agree but u can't call people morons and spell it wrong. Unless u meant to spell it like that.

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