Doomsday Spirit of the Day

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Julia Gillard, the Australian prime minister whose parliamentary speech against misogyny made her a viral video star earlier in October, returns to YouTube with a faux national address in which she affirms the Mayan doomsday prophecy. Just to be clear, this video was created as a promotional clip for the Australian radio station Triple J.

Doomsday Spirit of the Day

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Doomsday Spirit of the Day
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With the so-called great apocalypse of December 2012 less than a month away, a Chinese man is building his own Noah's Ark in preparing for the impending doomsday. Lu Zhenghai, a resident of Urumqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China, reportedly spent his entire life savings of ¥1 million ($130,000 USD) to build a modest-sized refuge vessel that stretches 21.2 meters in length, 15.5 meters in width and 5.6 meters high.

Short Film of the Day

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Short Film of the Day: Psych yourself up for Chronicle (in theaters now!) by watching Chronicle screenwriter Max Landis's Drunk History-esque, semi-sweded, sNSFW, not-all-that-accurate retelling of The Death and Return of Superman starring Elden Henson (Fulton!), Elijah Wood, and Mandy Moore.

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These Are Informative, You Should Watch Them of the Day

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These Are Informative, You Should Watch Them of the Day: Where Jeremiah Warren's brief (but comprehensive) history of the modern calendar leaves off, CGP Grey's (hopefully) definitive debunking of the 2012 doomsday myth picks up:

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