What really happened on the Revolutionary War's "Dark Day"

In the middle of the U.S. Revolutionary War, there came a day in New England when it seemed that the sun disappeared. Both sides thought that the world was ending. Now we know what actually happened. » 8/27/13 8:00am 8/27/13 8:00am

8 of the Weirdest Predictions for the End of the World

We know that the world isn't going to end on the 21st of December (or at least isn't more likely to end then than any other day), but it's always nice to remember that there's a firm precedent for the world not ending on schedule. It didn't end in 1844, when William Miller and Samuel S. Snow convinced the Millerites… » 12/09/12 7:00am 12/09/12 7:00am