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Global doomsday hot spots draw believers, revelers

Though the Mayans never really predicted that the world would end on Friday, some New Agers are convinced that humanity's demise is indeed imminent. Or at least that it's a good excuse for a party....


Fearful 'end of world' calls, emails flood NASA as Dec. 21 nears

The End of the World

A spokesman says the space agency is doing 'everything in our power,' including interviews with scientists and a special Web page, to debunk doomsday predictions. If there's one government agency really looking forward to Dec. 22, it's NASA.


Mexico's Mayas face Dec. 21 with ancestral calm


Amid a worldwide frenzy of advertisers and new-agers preparing for a Maya apocalypse, one group is approaching Dec. 21 with calm and equanimity - the people whose ancestors supposedly made the prediction in the first place....


First Official Look at Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander

First Official Look at Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander

While not directly from the film, W magazine (via JoBlo ) has published the first official photos of Rooney Mara (The Social Network) as Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, which Sony will open in theaters on December 21.


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