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2012 Doomsday Myths Debunked by NASA

According to a recent poll, 10 percent of people around the globe worry that the world will end on Dec. 21, 2012, as some spurious interpretations of the Mayans’ long-count calendar predict.

The doomsayers cite several different potential agents of apocalypse, including a collision with the supposed rogue planet Nibiru, a catastrophic solar storm or an unfortunate planetary alignment.

But it’s all nonsense, NASA assures us. Here’s a look at some of the most prevalent 2012 doomsday myths, and some NASA-provided reasons why we shouldn’t retreat into our bunkers.

Keep Reading: 2012 Doomsday Myths Debunked by NASA | Space.com.
Related: Ancient Text Confirms Mayan Calendar End Date

Stunt Drivers Survive ‘Hot Wheels’ Double Dare Loop!

This doesn’t have anything to do with conspiracies, this is just plain freakin’ cool!!! (Scroll down to see the video!!)

In a blend of precise speed, rogue physics and downright insanity, stunt drivers Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy have done what plastic track-obsessed kids have dreamed of for years: the Double Dare Loop.

Keep Reading: Stunt Drivers Survive ‘Hot Wheels’ Double Dare Loop, Cars Less Fortunate | Autopia | Wired.com.

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