As we all know, 2012 is the year the world as we know it will cease to exist. Or at least, that's what the Mayans and that John Cusack movie want us to believe. Are there signs that the apocalypse is not mere months away? Yes. But then again, things happen that have us wondering: How did we get in this handbasket and why is it so hot? It's tough to tell if that sound we hear is the clippity-clop of the Four Horsemen or just a new Rihanna single. That's why we have Jezebel's Monthly Apocalypse Index, in which we keep count of the many Signs The Apocalypse Is Nigh as well as the Signs Everything Is Gonna Be Okay. We'll do this on a monthly basis until December, when fire and brimstone will prevent us from going on. Ready?

February Signs The Apocalypse is Nigh:

Total: 475

February Signs Everything is Going To Be Okay and Life Will Go On:

Total: 185

February's Apocalyptic Score: 290

Perhaps those folks on Doomsday Preppers have the right idea.

Earlier: The January Apocalypse Index