According to Hollywood, the world is doomed for destruction in 2012. Not so, say the people living near the Mayan ruins in Copan Ruinas, Honduras. “It’s a rebirth,” they say. “It’s a time for celebration.”

There are mixed stories flying across the internet about which, if any, planets will be aligned on December 21, 2012, and many noted scholars and astronomers debunk the end-of-the-world theory altogether.

Check out our 2012 resources and decide for yourself!

2012 Articles

The best of Matador 2012

by David Miller

4 New Year’s resolutions you shouldn’t make

by Anne Merritt

Interview: Joao Amorim on why 2012 is Time for Change

by Ian MacKenzie

Will the world end on Dec 21, 2012?

by Megan Wood

Evolve love: Love in a time of climate crisis

by Velcrow Ripper

Ground Zero for 2012 in Copan, Honduras

by JoAnna Haugen

It’s the End of the World as We Know it: 2012 Smugly Debunked

by Christine Garvin