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7 stunning end of the world predictions
According to scientists, the world could endon March 16, 2880. Asteroid 1950 DA has a 0.3% chance of hittingEarth in 867 years. At 1 km in diameter, rotates once every twohours and six minutes and would cause untold damage were it to hit the earth.The Shrinking Mt Everest, 2015 There was something else going on with thelandscape of Nepal, which nobody would have even thought of us.As the earthquake subsided, what came as a real shocker was that the earth's highestmountain range, Mt. Everest stood 2.8 cm smaller, according to satellite data.Earth's magnetic field flips!
The biggest reason which led the Mayan apocalypsebelievers to predict the end of the world in 2012 was based on the changing patternsof Earth's magnetic fields. However, Earth's magnetic field is stillweakening 10 times faster than normal, at present and can further weaken.Earth's magnetic field flips! The biggest reason which led the Mayan apocalypsebelievers to predict the end of the world in 2012 was based on the changing patternsof Earth's magnetic fields. However, Earth's magnetic field is stillweakening 10 times faster than normal, at present and can further weaken.Earth Will Be Destroyed by Floods and Earthquakes
by 2021.A series of apocalyptic events, including floods and earthquakes will spell the endof the world before 2021, according to a doomsday prophecy.NEW UNKNOWN WEAPON In this scenario a new type of weapon is created.It might be a Fusion Bomb capable of turning the world into a shortterm star, it mightbe a new form of radiation or it might even be a gravitational weapon that stops the worldspinning. TOTAL NUCLEAR WARThe devastation from thermonuclear blasts would be bad enough and would send what wasleft of mankind back to the Stone Age.
The radiation would engulf the planet on ascale that can't be imagined. Within 6 months anyone who was not â€œblown upâ€� would bevery sick. Within 24 months just about everyone is dead.
ScienceCasts Why the World Didnt End Yesterday
music Why the World Didn't End Yesterday, presented by Science@NASA Dec. 22, 2012: If you're watching this tutorial, it means one thing: The World Didn't End Yesterday. According to media reports of an ancient Maya prophecy, the world was supposed to be destroyed on Dec. 21, 2012. But look around you. 'The whole thing was a misconception from the very beginning,'
says John Carlson, director of the Center for Archaeoastronomy. 'The Maya calendar did not end on Dec. 21, 2012, and there were no Maya prophecies foretelling the end of the world on that date.' The truth, he says, is more interesting than fiction. Carlson is a hardnosed scientist a radio astronomer who earned his degree studying distant galaxies. He became interested in the 2012 phenomenon 35 years ago when he attended a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
and learned about the Maya. Where the rain forests of Mesoamerica now stand, a great civilization once flourished. The people of Maya society built vast cities with a population density comparable to modern Los Angeles County. They mastered astronomy and developed an elaborate written language. Most impressive, to Carlson, was their expansive sense of time.
'The times Mayas used dwarf those currently used by modern astronomers,' he explains. 'According to our science, the Big Bang occurred 13.7 billion years ago. There are dates in Mayan ruins that stretch back a billion billion times farther than that.' The Maya Long Count Calendar was designed to keep track of such long intervals. 'It is the most complex calendar system ever developed.' Written using modern typography,
the Long Count Calendar resembles the odometer in a car. Because the digits rotate, the calendar can 'roll over' and repeat itself; this repetition is key to the 2012 phenomenon. According to Maya theology, the world was created 5125 years ago, on a date we would write 'August 11, 3114 BC.' At the time, the Maya calendar looked like this: 126.96.36.199.0
On Dec. 21, 2012, it is exactly the same: 188.8.131.52.0 In the language of Maya scholars, '13 Bak'tuns' elapsed between the two dates. This was a significant interval in Maya theology, but, stresses Carlson, not a destructive one. None of the thousands of ruins, tablets, and standing stones that archeologists have examined
Fox News Nail polish on boys END OF THE WORLD
A recent J.Crew catalog featured creativedirector Jenna Lyons and her young son, whose toenails were painted neon pink. Naturally,this was the cue for all hell to break loose. A boy, wearing nail polishé This is a *bigdeal*! Keith Ablow, a psychiatrist writing for Fox News, suggests that her son may needtherapy at some point because of this, and that it somehow signifies the collapse ofvarious gender markers that distinguish men from women. But the only reason this kid,or anyone, might need therapy for this, is because of people like Keith Ablow who thinkthey should be treated as abnormal for such trivial and irrelevant reasons. Would he havepreferred a more manly color, like blood redé
Keith Ablow claims that quot;almost nothing isnow honored as real and truequot;, and says it's quot;unwise to encourage little boys to playactlike little girls.quot; But what does it mean to act quot;likequot; a boy or a girlé There's nothingabout nail polish, for example, that makes it any more quot;real and truequot; for girls ratherthan boys. It's just as artificial for either gender. Yet somehow, people have decided thatit's appropriate for girls, but inappropriate for boys. Why is thaté Nothing defines itas inherently quot;femininequot; beyond the collective agreement to regard it as such. He goes onto say, quot;how about one in which a little boy models a sundressé What could possibly bethe problem with thatéquot; But what makes him
think a dress is, by definition, somethingfor girls onlyé If boys did wear dresses, they wouldn't just be for girls anymore! Sowhat is the problemé You should see what Winston Churchill looked like when he was 4 yearsold, and then tell me gendered clothing is some kind of absolute. Keith Ablow believesthat quot;encouraging the choosing of gender identity, rather than suggesting our children becomecomfortable with the ones that they got at birth, can throw our species into real psychologicalturmoil not to mention crowding operating rooms with procedures to grotesquely amputatebody partsé Why not make race the next frontieréquot; For a psychiatrist, he apparently knows nothingabout what gender identity is. This isn't
something that people choose for themselves.For all practical purposes, it does appear to be present from birth. But it doesn't alwaysmatch up with physical sex. And what he's suggesting is anything but being comfortablewith one's gender identity. Those quot;grotesquequot; procedures are considered the standard ofcare by major medical associations, and for good reason: in most cases, they're effectivelycurative and allow people to live a more normal, healthy and comfortable life. And as a ,he should at least be aware that there's a process of sexual differentiation in the bodyand brain during fetal development, with no such analogue for race or ethnicity. Variationsin this process are the reason why transgender
people do genuinely exist. Keith Ablow goeson to ask, quot;Why should we hold dear anything with which we were borné What's the benefitof nonfiction over fictionéquot; Well, for one thing, that's exactly what trans people aredoing: being true to themselves and how they were born. But more than that, nail polishand dresses aren't something that *anyone* is born with, male or female. It's not anyless of a fiction when it's on women just a socially agreedupon fiction that's completelyarbitrary. He later suggests that girls having earlier sexual relationships with boys isdue to some kind of blurring of genders, as if to say that this is a masculine behavior.Yet earlier, he expresses concern over girls
being prematurely dressed like adults, withhalter tops and booty shorts. Is that something boys are known for nowé Then he worries aboutyoung men with their perfect hair and their washboard abs. Was working out and gettingbuff supposed to be a feminine thingé What's he complaining abouté Perhaps most absurdly,he goes on to claim that this could lead to boys and girls losing interest in startinga family instead of quot;having great sex foreverquot;, and quot;marching into combat against other menand risking their lives.quot; If nail polish can make people stop wanting to kill each otherand start having awesome sex, maybe we should give it a chance! Keith Ablow speaks of mothersquot;parading their sons through the streets in