Good news on the Apocalypse front

The world is not coming to an end on December 21. We have it on authority from NASA.

Scary Rumors about the World Ending in 2012 Are Just Rumors.

Of course they would say that, wouldn’t they?

In any case, if a meteor or vengeful Mayan god does turn up on the Solstice, don’t go all Doomsday Prepper: studies show that during disasters, people actually help each other instead of acting like they’ve been dropped into a scene from The Road Warrior.

The Civilizing Power of Disaster.

And just to be ready for that worst case scenario, Cambridge University is studying potential robot apocalypses.

Robogeddon: Cambridge University To Study Possibility Of Deadly Robotic Uprising.

So relax. Pour yourself a margarita. Study up on the Robopocalypse. Put on some music, and watch the skies. If doomsday does rain down, your neighbors won’t eat you.

2 responses to “Good news on the Apocalypse front

  1. Are you sure? I’ve been holding off buying a 2013 calendar, just in case.

  2. Oh crap, how in the hell am I going to rebuild all of those bridges that I just finished torching?
    And I suppose I really shouldn’t have torn up that power bill, either.

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