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Top 10 Dumbest Moments of 2011

Tiger Blood, an "Oops" moment, open mics and a bad Italian. This year was full of fail.

Rapture 1.0

Harold Camping, who ran a regular radio program, told everybody the world was going to end on May 21, 2011.

He said this after a popular book he wrote, called “1994?” incorrectly predicted the end of the world. 

And he still really, truly believed it was gonna happen this time. The problem? His followers believed him, too. They said good-bye to their families, they abandoned their children. Some had dedicated their lives and spent all they had to get out the word and persuade people to repent. 

And they waited to be zapped into heaven. Everyone who wasn’t going to be saved, of course, was going to die a miserable, fiery death as the world crumbled.

Guess what happened.


 

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/world-leaders/111215/top-10-dumbest-moments-2011