NASA releases 'told ya so' video on Mayan Apocalypse

They're a little early, but that's ok. NASA has been trying to debunk this myth for years and releasing a video showing why the belief in the end of the world on December 21 is ridiculous is part of that effort. But while it might seem all in good fun, NASA has a serious purpose as well; the hysteria generated by the end of the world story may cost lives, disrupt the economy, and generally wreak havoc on the planet unless there is strong pushback against the rumor. Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so confident that it recently published a video that appears as if it were intended to be aired on Dec. 22. Titled "The World Didn't End Yesterday," the four-minute clip explains how the idea of the Mayan apocalypse was a huge hoax and how the rumors began. A commenter on YouTube jokes, "The correct title for this...(Read Full Post)