While South Africans celebrated Heritage Day yesterday, many people around the globe were possibly a little surprised – and perhaps even relieved – to wake up to discover that the world was little changed and had, in fact, not ended.
Many had feared that Saturday would be their last day on Earth after a Christian numerologist, David Meade, predicted it would end on that day.
According to reports‚ his theory was that a so-called Planet X‚ also known as Nibiru‚ would pass Earth on September 23‚ causing volcanic eruptions‚ tsunamis and earthquakes.
Citing biblical verses in Luke 21:25 and 26‚ he said that recent events such as the solar eclipse witnessed in the US and Hurricane Harvey were signs of the apocalypse. Read more