When it comes to the apocalypse, there’s no such thing as a partial success. It’s like being pregnant. So here are our choices: Either the world is going to end this year, as New Agey types believe by interpreting the ancient Mayan calendar through the lens of their “hippie consciousness-expanding nonsense,” like this helpful clip puts it, or it’s not.
Superstitious beliefs about the portentous date of 11/11/11 were bound to cause some trouble somewhere around the globe, so it might as well have happened at the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. On Friday, the ancient monument was shuttered ... (more)
According to a survey by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, Americans are getting more creative with their choice of religion—or choices, as the case may be. They’re picking and choosing from various world religions and using the Internet to learn about different faiths.