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Ten Notable Apocalypses That (Obviously) Didn’t Happen

The Bible says in Matthew 24:36 “No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.” That never stopped people from trying to predict when the world will end. Smithsonian has a list of ten predicted apocalypses from ancient times to 2009 (when this [...]

Humpty Dumpty in the Style of Edgar Allan Poe

So I missed Poe’s birthday by one day, but this is worth it: a version of “Humpty Dumpty” written by Dylan Curry in the style of Edgar Allan Poe. The poem: Once upon a wall of stone Sat Humpty Dumpy all alone Shrouded in a web of gloom His fate as near as tomorrow’s tomb For earth called him As he [...]