News flash: the world didn’t end on Dec. 21, 2012. You’ve probably already figured that out for yourself. Despite reports of an ancient Maya prophecy, a mysterious planet on a collision course with Earth, or a reverse in Earth’s rotation, we’re still here.
Are there any threats to the Earth in 2012?
For years leading up to the supposed apocalypse, NASA scientists worked to dispel the myths and answer questions on a host of 2012 topics: Question (Q): Are there any threats to the Earth in 2012?
Why is there going to be Doomsday in 2012?
Anyone who cruises the internet or all-night talk radio knows why. The ancient Maya of Mexico and Guatemala kept a calendar that is about to roll up the red carpet of time, swing the solar system into transcendental alignment with the heart of the Milky Way, and turn Earth into a bowling pin for a rogue planet heading down our alley for a strike.
Is it true that the universe has already ended?
If you think fourth dimensionally, or beyond linear time, we could say that the universe has already ended. The moment it began, the end was set in stone. Perhaps the universe is in a constant cycle of expanding and contracting, the Big Bang and Big Crunch happening over and over, and our souls are just taking a ride on the Cosmic Ferris Wheel.
Is there a planet that will end the world?
Editor’s update, Sept. 20, 2017: Various people are “predicting” that world will end Sept. 23 when another planet collides with Earth. The planet in question, Niburu, doesn’t exist, so there will be no collision.
When was the predicted date of the end of the world?
This catastrophe was initially predicted for May 2003, but when nothing happened the doomsday date was moved forward to December 2012 and linked to the end of one of the cycles in the ancient Mayan calendar at the winter solstice in 2012 – hence the predicted doomsday date of December 21, 2012.
When did the Mayan calendar say the world would end?
The Mayan Calendar The end of the world was predicted to occur on December 21, 2012, when one of the great cycles in the Mayan calendar came to an end. In the run-up to the day, the internet abounded with predictions about an apocalypse happening on “12/21/12”.
Is it true that the world will end in 2020?
Needless to say that none of them have come true. Most of us will agree that 2020 was anything but a pleasant year, but, the good news is, humankind is still around, and thriving! And yet, there is no shortage of fresh end-of-world prophecies for the coming year.
What was the experience of being at WE Day?
The kids I was there with, high school students in my Leadership class, had earned their way by raising funds to build schools overseas, holding book and clothing drives, and putting on events to build community within the school. Being at We Day was a coveted experience, a special opportunity for student leaders.
What is WE Day and why is it important?
It’s an initiative developed by the Kielburgers’ charitable organization Free the Children.* We Day is both meant to pump up and reward teens and pre-teens involved in community-based and global charitable works.
What’s the problem with the movie we Day?
We Day stirs up enthusiasm and a call to action, something that young people tend to have already. What it fails to do is to capture the difficulty and complexity of the work and tell stories of perseverance, of repeated attempts and of work with results that take years or even decades to realize.