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The end of the Mayan calendar is the beginning of the end caused by global warming. Saturday, the oceans will begin to rise (noticeably!) and the north pole will melt, forcing Santa to borrow the USS Enterprise for his floating workshop.
Remember, you read about it at Rantburg!
Posted by Bobby 2012-12-19 06:21||
#2 It's not the end of the world. Have a twinkie;
Posted by Dale 2012-12-19 07:11||
#3 which began in 3114 BC, ends on December 21, 2012. The calendar is supposedly the measure of days from the beginning of humanity to the end
Beginning of humanity in 3114 BC??
CREATIONISTS!!!! STONE THEM!!!!
Posted by AlanC 2012-12-19 08:34||
#4 Twinkies have a shelf life beyond the end of the world.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-12-19 08:44||
Even better, call it a theory and then announce that "the science is settled."
Posted by Fred 2012-12-19 10:25||
#6 Evan though twinkies have a "shelf life beyond the end of the world they couldn't make it to Phu Bai and still be recognizable.
Posted by bman 2012-12-19 11:27||
#7 While soldering on a bum graphics card yesterday, it occurred to me that what the Mayans foresaw was the simultaneous explosion of every cheap-ass, low-rent, melamine-filled Chinese capacitor in electronic devices everywhere, bringing modern civilization to its knees.
Either that or the Mayans figured that making a calender for the next five millennia was enough to last for a while and they would finish it up later.
Posted by SteveS 2012-12-19 19:26||
#8 "the Mayans figured that making a calender for the next five millennia was enough to last for a while and they would finish it up later"
We have a winner! :-D
Posted by Barbara 2012-12-19 19:55||
#9 Twinkies, like Fruitcakes, live forever - srsly!
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-19 20:02||