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Apocalypse Quiz: Fun Facts from the End of the World

As 2012 and the Mayan calendar wind down to their final days, we offer you a few of our favorite pieces of end-of-the-world trivia. Whether you think the world will with a bang, a whimper, or a horde of zombies, take a peek -- and test your apocalyptic bona fides.

No Job, No Stuff, No Rapture? How to Rebuild Financially

Many of those who genuinely believed Harold Camping's prediction that the Rapture would arrive Saturday are starting this week with no jobs and no belongings. DailyFinance can't address their spiritual anguish, but we can offer some advice on how they can regain their financial footing.

The Wall Street Guide to the Apocalypse

Traditionally, doom-and-gloom prognosticators came from the fringes of society. But some of the direst thinkers are now on Wall Street, where fear and foresight have some money men contemplating their escape routes.

The 2000s: Selling the Apocalypse, Now

Even before the decade began, there was a rich market for armageddon. Like the year 999, the end of the 20th century came with a glut of apocalyptic prophesy in America's popular culture.