In addition to being the shortest day of the year, Dec. 21 is when the world is apparently ending.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Georgia weather is always unpredictable. Last week was fairly cool, but before then no one was busting out the peacoats and heavy jackets because of 70-degree temperatures. I guess autumn still has some time to wind down since the first day of winter isn't until Friday, Dec. 21. And Friday's definitely going to feel like winter, since Weather.com projects the day will bring a chilly high of 49 degrees Fahrenheit and low of 32 degrees in metro Atlanta. Earlier in the week, the high isn't expected to sink below 59 degrees. Do you think we're going to have a cold or warm winter this year? Tell us in the comments. Being the winter solstice, Dec. 21st is also the shortest day of the year--meaning that we get the shortest amount of sunlight, …
Some say doomsday is nearly upon us; others say we’ll be just fine. What are your thoughts on the predictions of the world ending Friday, Dec. 21?
If you believe the predictions out there, our days our numbered. The date some have feared the approach of, Dec. 21, 2012, is now a week away. Supposedly, it’s the day that will see the occurrence of a cataclysmic event, or perhaps even the end of the world, as predicted by the Mayan calendar. Many say otherwise, saying the sun will rise again on Saturday, Dec. 22. Among those denying the end of the world are scientists at NASA, who have created a page focused on “Why the World Won’t End.” “Our planet has been getting along just fine for more than 4 billion years, and credible scientists worldwide know of no threat associated with 2012,” NASA officials write, going on to denounce theories such as a supposed planet heading toward Earth, a …