Maybe the world isn’t coming to an end anytime soon, after all.
According to the ancient Mayan calendar, doomsday is supposed to arrive on Dec. 21. 2012. But a recent critique of the calendar revealed that the end of the earth might actually get postponed, and the story is buzzing on the web .
A critique of the Mayan calendar in the textbook, “Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient and Medieval World,” argues that the conversion from the Mayan calendar to modern calendar may actually by off by about 50-100 years.
And that means the Apocalypse would also be delayed, with no clear arrival date.
Read more of the story here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20101019/sc_livescience/endoftheearthpostponed .
Elsewhere on the web, one of today's big stories is that a number of celebrities are showing their support for victims of bullying by wearing purple today. Some of the celebrities are Ryan Seacrest, Khloe Kardashian and Ellen DeGeneres.
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