Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The Mayans may or may not have predicted the apocalypse will occur on Dec. 21—just two weeks from now. Do you buy it?
Time for another Patch poll, and it's simple this time: Do you expect the world to end on Dec. 21, 2012? There's apparently an apocalypse coming. Seriously, though, even NASA is getting in on the action. The agency created a page on its website devoted to debunking the Mayan apocalypse idea—not least because the Mayans never predicted any such thing. The date is simply the end of one time period that simply starts over. “Our planet has been getting along just fine for more than 4 billion years, and credible scientists worldwide know of no threat associated with 2012,” NASA wrote. There have been several predictions of the end of the world, including the May 21, 2011 biblical prediction by then 89-year-old old "minister" Howard Camping. But…
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Which of these pictures from around town best represents the Affton and Shrewsbury area?
This week all Facebook pages will be converted to the new "timeline" layout—including ours! To help us pick a cover photo to fill the top of the page, we asked Patch readers to suggest some iconic spots around Affton and Shrewsbury that might be photogenic enough to work. Our Facebook fans came through with great ideas, and this week your trusty editor drove around town and scoured Patch archieves to bring you these ten finalists. So vote in our poll and help pick the face of Affton-Shrewsbury Patch! And if your favorite doesn't win, don't worry: we'll be switching it up periodically. In fact, if you take a great picture that might make a good cover photo, just upload it to our Neighborhood Gallery. We'll show it off to other readers and …
Friday, March 23, 2012
We love dogs. You love dogs. So it seems only obvious that we both love pictures of your dogs.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Brian Feldt
Friday, March 23, 2012
Dozens of St. Louis-area Patch readers have submitted pictures of their pups in honor of National Puppy Day, which is today. Now, it's time for you to choose the cutest! Patch has narrowed the field of 40 down to a handful. Take a look at their pictures and then vote in our poll! The voting period will be open until Sunday at 10 p.m. The winner will get bragging rights as St. Louis' cutest puppy! Think we got it wrong? Tell us why in the comments section below or add a photo to our gallery! To upload a photo of your dog, just click on the "Add your own photos and videos" link underneath the photo in the rop right of this article. It's as easy as that. And after you've uploaded your photo, be sure to leave a comment about why you love your…