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#End of the World

# end-of-the-world - Friday 2 March, 2018

There were absolute scenes in shops across Ireland today as people queued for supplies
# Bit Of Snow
From The Daily Edge
# Bit Of Snow

There were absolute scenes in shops across Ireland today as people queued for supplies

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:18 PM 37,023 Views 1 Comment

Dammit we need more milk.

# end-of-the-world - Friday 13 October, 2017

How would you deal with a deadly crisis? This exhibit aims to test your limits
# Situation Room
# Situation Room

How would you deal with a deadly crisis? This exhibit aims to test your limits

Oct 13th 2017, 6:20 AM 12,841 Views 13 Comments

You’ll lose friends, ostracise your family and learn a lot about yourself at the Science Gallery’s latest installment.

# end-of-the-world - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

This is apparently the video CNN will play when the world ends
# End Of The World
From The Daily Edge
# End Of The World

This is apparently the video CNN will play when the world ends

Jan 6th 2015, 2:40 PM 3,319 Views 5 Comments

It’s bonkers.

# end-of-the-world - Friday 7 March, 2014

Guardian reader's letter poses VERY good question
# Apocalypse Now?
From The Daily Edge
# Apocalypse Now?

Guardian reader's letter poses VERY good question

Mar 7th 2014, 12:35 PM 4,769 Views 2 Comments

We wonder how long the writer was planning this doozy.

# end-of-the-world - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

R.E.M. cover tells the story of Breaking Bad from start to finish (SPOILERS)
# End Of The World
From The Daily Edge
# End Of The World

R.E.M. cover tells the story of Breaking Bad from start to finish (SPOILERS)

Oct 1st 2013, 7:46 AM 1,231 Views 1 Comment

It’s the end of Breaking Bad as we know it.

# end-of-the-world - Monday 22 July, 2013

9 things Irish people love being melodramatic about...
# End Of The World
From The Daily Edge
# End Of The World

9 things Irish people love being melodramatic about...

Jul 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 33,099 Views 34 Comments

…in addition to the weather.

# end-of-the-world - Friday 21 December, 2012

End of the world confessions... what would yours be?
# Nopocalypse
From The Daily Edge
# Nopocalypse

End of the world confessions... what would yours be?

Dec 21st 2012, 4:22 PM 8,749 Views 28 Comments

Was it you who let the dogs out?

French police arrest men with machetes at 'doomsday' village
# Doomsday
# Doomsday

French police arrest men with machetes at 'doomsday' village

Dec 21st 2012, 1:57 PM 12,114 Views 40 Comments

Some believe the Pic de Bugarach mountain will open on the last day… and aliens will emerge with spaceships to save nearby humans.

12 possible causes of the Irish End Of The World
# End Of Days
From The Daily Edge
# End Of Days

12 possible causes of the Irish End Of The World

Dec 21st 2012, 10:51 AM 17,382 Views 17 Comments

‘Someone did indeed leave the immersion on.’

Retail Event of the Day
# Ashopalypse Now
From The Daily Edge
# Ashopalypse Now

Retail Event of the Day

Dec 21st 2012, 9:28 AM 6,822 Views 6 Comments

Only 10 per cent off?

# end-of-the-world - Thursday 20 December, 2012

The world hasn't ended in New Zealand anyway
# I Feel Fine
From The Daily Edge
# I Feel Fine

The world hasn't ended in New Zealand anyway

Dec 20th 2012, 1:26 PM 25,511 Views 60 Comments

Here’s some proof…

Poll: Are you a little bit worried about the world ending tomorrow?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you a little bit worried about the world ending tomorrow?

Dec 20th 2012, 10:21 AM 15,135 Views 149 Comments

Now be honest… has all this talk of Mayan predictions and the end of the world freaked you out?

# end-of-the-world - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

China detains 500-plus people for doomsday rumours
# China
# China

China detains 500-plus people for doomsday rumours

Dec 18th 2012, 5:07 PM 8,569 Views 29 Comments

Police seized leaflets, video discs, books and other materials as they made arrests across eight provinces and regions.

# end-of-the-world - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Explainer: Why the world isn’t going to end – an astronomer reveals all
# Mythbusters
# Mythbusters

Explainer: Why the world isn’t going to end – an astronomer reveals all

Jun 23rd 2012, 8:45 AM 8,960 Views 32 Comments

Worried about solar flares? The Mayan calendar? The planet Nibiru? Astronomer Conor Farrell answers all your wildest questions.

# end-of-the-world - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Preacher gives up predicting apocalypse after two failed attempts
# No Rapture
From The Daily Edge
# No Rapture

Preacher gives up predicting apocalypse after two failed attempts

Mar 10th 2012, 3:55 PM 4,851 Views 39 Comments

Harold Camping sparked panic among his followers when he forecast the end of the world last year.

# end-of-the-world - Monday 2 January, 2012

Good news: The world isn't going to end this year*
# Doomsday
# Doomsday

Good news: The world isn't going to end this year*

Jan 2nd 2012, 8:13 PM 9,930 Views 53 Comments

*According to a council of Afro-Cuban priests, anyway…

# end-of-the-world - Monday 14 November, 2011

Astronomy Ireland lecture asks: what happens when the Sun dies?
# End Of The World
From The Daily Edge
# End Of The World

Astronomy Ireland lecture asks: what happens when the Sun dies?

Nov 14th 2011, 9:37 AM 1,102 Views 4 Comments

Longing for a lecture on how your home planet is going to be consumed by a fiery ball of apocalyptic hell? Well, you’re in luck…

# end-of-the-world - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Doomsday is when, again? The world will end in 2012, 2023, 2026…
# Apocalypse Now?
From The Daily Edge
# Apocalypse Now?

Doomsday is when, again? The world will end in 2012, 2023, 2026…

Nov 6th 2011, 10:00 AM 17,621 Views 40 Comments

…Take your pick of apocalyptic deadlines as prophesied and theorised by various groups, clerics and writers.

# end-of-the-world - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Hooray! If you're reading this the world hasn't ended
# Apocalypse Now?
From The Daily Edge
# Apocalypse Now?

Hooray! If you're reading this the world hasn't ended

May 21st 2011, 7:23 PM 723 Views 0 Comments

Predictions that the world would end today with the coming of ‘the Rapture’ seem to have been miscalculated. Unless I’m typing this in the afterlife.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

May 21st 2011, 8:57 AM 1,692 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know before 9am including: Preparations underway for Obama visit; Garret FitzGerald to lie in repose in Dublin today; thousands protest in Spain; and the end of the world, or not.

# end-of-the-world - Friday 20 May, 2011

Are you ready for the end of the world? It's tomorrow, according to this man
# Rapture
From The Daily Edge
# Rapture

Are you ready for the end of the world? It's tomorrow, according to this man

May 20th 2011, 1:17 PM 1,248 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of followers of fringe US Christian figure Harold Camping have packed their bags for heaven tomorrow – but it’s not good news for the rest of us.