These 10 historic end-of-the-world predictions missed the mark. A constant stream of bad news can certainly make it feel like the end of the world, but congratulations — this big rock we inhabit has made it to 2017! Throughout the course of human history people have predicted our planet’s actual demise. Some people have even gained fame and fortune for their predictions. Others, when proven wrong, met a harsh end themselves. Let’s look at the most …read more
AJ Sørensen is an essayist, theater critic, soon-to-be-novelist, and creative director at Words by Sørensen. She lives in Chicago with her partner in crime and plans to one day raise two Basenjis named Hunter and Hitch.