A geophysical team investigating the effect of radiation from other solar systems on the Earth, learns that the core of the Earth is heating up. While the leaders of the world race to build "arks" to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world.
Dec. 21, 2012: The end date of the sophisticated Long Count Calendar created by the ancient Maya in Central America. Countless books, websites, magazine articles, and newspaper headlines debate its meaning with enthusiasts. In this film leading researchers, writers and scientists in the field explain the meaning of the date.
On the surface, Dec. 21, 2012 marks the end of the ancient Mayan long-count calendar and the Winter Solstice. But there's much more to it than that. It's also a very rare galactic eclipse which might also be timed with the weakening of the Earth's magnetic poles, an increase in the sun's solar flares, a mysterious "Planet X" hurtling toward earth, and other ancient prophecies which point to something BIG happening on that very same day.
Presents a variety of forecasts that discuss the end of the world, with emphasis on the ancient Mayan calendar as one potential source and includes dramatic enactments of the predictions of the fictional character Merlin, the Book of Revelation in the Bible, and the Chinese oracle of the I Ching.
The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script carved on monuments and painted on pottery and bark books. This program highlights the ingenious breakthroughs that cracked the code, unleashing a flood of dramatic new insights about the ancient civilization.
Jorge has only a few weeks before his 5-year-old son Natan leaves to live with his mother in Rome. Intent on teaching Natan about their Mayan heritage, Jorge takes him to the pristine Chinchorro reef, and eases him into the rhythms of a fisherman's life. As the bond between father and son grows stronger, Natan learns to live in harmony with life above and below the surface of the sea.
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw is a young man who is captured for sacrifice, but flees to avoid his fate. He is taken on a perilous journey to a world that is ruled by fear and oppression, where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.search Novelist® Plus
What would happen if a doomsday scenario were to unfold in America? What would people do? Where would they go? How would they survive? Documented is what life might be like for one Los Angeles family in the wake of a hypothetical global flu pandemic that kills billions around the world and leaves America in total chaos. Provided is a chilling theoretical account of the worst-case scenario for global disaster.
Bear Grylls takes on some of the harshest conditions on Earth, with unique survival skills and perseverance.
Follows survival expert Les Stroud as he is abandoned for a week in various remote locations with only his wits and stamina to survive.