Infographic: Apocalypse now (and then)

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Last week a US doomsday prophet from Knox, Indiana, reasserted claims that the end of the world was approaching after lightning strikes reportedly killed 81 people in Bangladesh. In issue #3 of Delayed Gratification, we published this overview of previously predicted apocalypses – as well as the prophecies we’re still hoping to prove wrong.

For an alternative take on forecasting the end of times, take a look at our Doomsday infographic from issue #18 of Delayed Gratification.


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