Mayan calendar cycle ends Friday but world won’t end – Wareham, MA – Wicked … – Wicked Local


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Mayan calendar cycle ends Friday but world won't end – Wareham, MA – Wicked
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A widespread belief that the world will end on the winter solstice, which is Friday, has prompted NASA to assure the public, “Contrary to some of the common beliefs out there, the claims behind the end of the world quickly unravel when pinned down to
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Review: Vocal Arts Ensemble hosts timeless Christmas show – Cincinnati.com

Review: Vocal Arts Ensemble hosts timeless Christmas show
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Guest conductor Christopher Eanes put together a program that reflected on the mystery of the birth of Christ, explaining in his notes that “people of every culture have celebrated the winter solstice as a time of renewal and hope.” Given the terrible

Unnecessary Panic Ensues As Mayan Apocalypse Nears – Popular Critic


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Unnecessary Panic Ensues As Mayan Apocalypse Nears
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It marks the winter solstice (pretty anti-climactic compared to the end of the world) and although some scientists believe it does mark an important event in the Mayan culture as well, they are certain it isn't the apocalypse that everyone has been
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Metro Detroit churches tailor services to address Conn. tragedy – The Detroit News

Metro Detroit churches tailor services to address Conn. tragedy
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Bishop Deborah Lieder-Kiesey of the First United Methodist Church in South Lyon noted while this upcoming Friday, Dec. 21, will celebrate Winter Solstice — the moment in the northern hemisphere when we experience the longest day of darkness during the

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Beware of doomsday scams, police say|Society|chinadaily.com.cn – China Daily

Beware of doomsday scams, police say|Society|chinadaily.com.cn
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"Dec 21 is the winter solstice and it's just the change of seasons," he said. "The day is short and the night is long, but it's a normal, natural event." Some of the candle-buyers later said they think the rumors were aimed at undermining social order

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Doomsday doings: Dec. 21 end-of-the-world events in Cleveland – Plain Dealer


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Doomsday doings: Dec. 21 end-of-the-world events in Cleveland
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Cleveland Metroparks is betting against the end of the world with a Winter Solstice Sunrise, 7:15-8:15 a.m. at Look About Lodge in South Chagrin Reservation, 37374 Miles Road, Bentleyville. Dig the clarinet and guitar music. For reservations, call

Holiday traditions: Apples, ornaments and upside-down Christmas trees – Washington Times


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Holiday traditions: Apples, ornaments and upside-down Christmas trees
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Christmas has been celebrated during the time of the winter solstice since the 4th century when Pope Julius I chose to emphasize the light of the Savior during the darkest time of the year. Candy Canes and Yule Logs have a long history of christian