The first is this video from CGPGrey (who also appears to be a big election geek making videos about various voting systems. And reminds me of Yahtzee another videoblogger):
Then we have this comic from xkcd:
Only problem with this approach is that it will only take about a week before all the new age hippies (sorry, alternative lifestyle enthusiasts) start rabbiting on about something else.
Then we have this one from Dinosaur Comics:
I hate to write this, but I expect we’ll be hearing more about people going through with suicide over the next few months because of these doomsday claims. How many of them might have had a chance to seek help, to live longer, if the idea of a 2012 doomsday weren’t so prevalent?A timely reminder that even though we might laugh at the idea of a 2012 doomsday there's a much more serious side. (And if you or someone you know needs help Lifeline is there 24/7)