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End of the World
A.K.A Planet X, is predicted to bring Earth's end if you ask conspiracy theorists.
Considering we have made no significant progress in space travel since the 60s, we could be about to enter a new era of space exploration. Not only will the new space race change the world forever, but the privatization of space technologies could save mankind.
In an irony as ripe as weird Uncle Willard's bedside denture jar and nuttier than old Auntie Jean's inedible fruitcake, there are whispers that the National Hockey League and its players union are inching toward an agreement to truncate their age-old lockout, and allow a new season to finally begin... right around the time the world is scheduled to end.
Conspiracy theorists say the world will actually end on the darkest day, the winter solstice, December 21, 2012. So, like, next week, we could be toast. There are a number of ways in which the world as we know it could end, not with a bang or with a whimper.
Being Canadian, my country is An Inconvenient Proof; with King Harpernicus now at the center of our little corner of the universe if we can dig it, cut it, drain it and ship it, we will.