Beware: Ragnarök on Saturday

February 19

Folks at the Jorvik Viking Festival in York (England) are predicting that Ragnarök, the Twilight of the (Norse) Gods, will occur on February 22. Note, though, that though their website has a countdown to Ragnarök, they’re somewhat cagey about when Ragnarök will really occur. Unlike the Mayan apocalypse, which at least purported to be based on interpretation of actual Mayan sources, this seems to just be announced to coincide with the Viking festival. Anyway, just in case, take cover, stock up on canned goods, etc.

Sasha Volokh lives in Atlanta with his wife and three kids, and is an associate professor at Emory Law School. He has written numerous articles and commentaries on law and economics, privatization, antitrust, prisons, constitutional law, regulation, torts, and legal history.
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