Apocalypse? NO. (Despite What Chevy Says)

So the buzz is buzzing about Chevy’s Super Bowl ad and its tongue-in-cheek portrayal of the aftermath from the 2012 Mayan apocalypse. Of course the message is typical — drive a Chevy truck and survive, drive anything else and perish. Which is cute and of course the production value is high, but the problem is…

2012 Hoaxes Debunked… by SCIENCE

It’s only January 5th and already nervous chatter about “end of the world” fears has gone into high gear… except, of course, among those who know that there’s nothing to worry about. Still, I have heard rumors of people, many young people still in school, who don’t know the real information and have heard only…

No Doom in 2012: Stop the Insanity!

Now that’s we’re officially three days into 2012, the ‘net is already abuzz with talk of impending doom on December 21 of this year. Luckily there are plenty of science sources that are more than happy to offer fact-based consolation that there is no actual evidence that anything cosmically bad is expected to occur on…

The End of Elenin

So long, Elenin, and thanks for all the conspiracy theories! The comet that has been the subject of so much unfounded fearful speculation since its discovery in December 2010 will be making its closest pass of Earth tomorrow, October 16 โ€“ and when they say closest it means 22 million miles, or almost a third…

Party Like It’s 2012

In light of all the curiosity and theories regarding the most recent world-ending cataclysm anticipated for the year 2012 (seems like there’s a new expiration date every decade or so), I thought I’d post a nicely informative article from the NASA FAQ page from last Friday, November 6. (No time? Bottom line…..regardless of the world’s…