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Water Snake year signals the dawning of the Age of Aquarius

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At the strike of 3:20 p.m. on Feb. 10, the Water Snake rules. This year of the Water Snake is most significant because it falls on the first year of the dawning of the Age of Aquarius, which began on Dec. 22, 2012, the first day of the new Mayan calendar based on its Long Count of 5,125 years.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

The crammer’s guide to Christmas

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If you were putting off your Christmas preparations in hopes that the Mayan calendar would save you, then we’re pretty sure you’re panicking right now.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Headlines,Super | Read More »

Mayan apocalypse treated with humor in Ishmael Bernal Gallery art exhibit

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“BAD Girls Go to Hell,” Lala Gallardo

The Mayans prophesied that the world would end on Dec. 21, the same day that two artists will mount an exhibition seeking to balance seriousness and humor.

Posted: December 17th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Holiday blues


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Did you order Collins Street fruitcake? I texted my son Mol. No, he said. Many good fruitcakes right here. Did you order Collins Street fruitcake? I asked my daughter Wendy. No, she said, I will bring fruits. Cakes are bad for the health. Did you order Collins Street fruitcake? I texted Arcus, my youngest son.

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Dec. 21 is not the end of the world!


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With the fast-approaching dreaded date of Dec. 21, 2012, which the Mayan Calendar has predicted to be the end of the fifth and last Earth Cycle, there has been renewed interest around the world about what that date could mean to the fate of Planet Earth and its billions of inhabitants.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Health and Wellness | Read More »

End of the world in 2012 has no basis—Filipino scientist

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A Filipino scientist disputed the Mayan calendar’s prediction that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. “It has no basis at all. It’s just the date corresponds to the end of their calendar data, which is more than 5,000 years old,” said Engineer Dario dela Cruz, chief of PAGASA space science and astronomy section, in an interview with reporter Louie Garcia and anchor John Susi on Radio Inquirer early Wednesday.

Posted: June 6th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The Mayan Calendar did not predict the end of the world


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Contrary to popular belief spawned by media and Hollywood, the Mayan’s Long Count Calendar does not predict the end of the world on Dec. 21, 2012.

Posted: January 16th, 2012 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

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