The end is near and you'd better believe cuz Jews, Muslims, and Xians are making sure it arrives soon. Talk about impatient devotees. Read the LA Times article in full. It's a fine overview of what's preoccupying the most deluded people on earth.
I have a psychic prediction: Years and decades down the road all of them (at least those who haven't kicked the bucket by then) will still be waiting for their respective messiahs to either drop from heaven or pop up from a well (Saddam?). And they will be offering yet more excuses and rationalizations for why the end has been postponed yet again.
I wonder what the Jehovah's Witnesses are doing and predicting these days.