10 Remarkable Ancient Civilizations That Mysteriously Disappeared

Learning about ancient civilizations that disappeared is always fascinating, especially when the reasons for their disappearance are ambiguous or unknown. Let's find out about 10 remarkable ancient civilizations and their mysterious disappearance. 1. The Olmec civilization The Olmec culture blossomed in Mexico from 1200-400 BC and is considered to be…

8 Most Significant Scientific Breakthroughs of 2012

The discovery of the Higgs boson has become a major scientific achievement of the year 2012, according to the journal Science. The discovery of the Higgs boson, deciphering of the Denisovans genome, Curiosity landing on Mars, and artificial limbs controlled by the brain signals are on the list of major…

How People Around the World Are Preparing for the ‘2012 Apocalypse’

Anxiety began to spread around the world from the moment the information about the Mayan calendar ending on December 21, 2012, appeared on television and the Internet. A great number of religious and superstitious people all over the world seem to have taken this 2012 apocalypse prophecy seriously. Zombie Apocalypse?…

The CERN Experiment & Other Things ‘Blamed’ for a Possible End of the World

A surprising number of people seem to take the rumors about the coming end of the world in December 2012 seriously. Let's explore a few things that, according to superstitious people, could cause it. The CERN Experiment in 2012 This year, CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) starts another series…

5 reasons not to worry about what will happen on December 21, 2012

December 21People who love all kinds of conspiracy theories and who believe that the heads of government, along with the senior officials and the richest people of the world, know something that “mere mortals” do not know, worry in particular about what will happen on December 21, 2012, states British psychologist Steven Blackburn. (more…)