THE GREAT EVENT
A Moment to Marvel
The millennium shines with immense psychological power. It promises a new age -- or an apocalypse.
The Big Blowout
So what if it's still more than seven years away?
The Future Poll
Americans speculate on the Second Coming and other mysteries
Out of the Darkness
The current millennium was dominated by the rise of Europe and the triumph of the West, for good and ill
Millennium at a Glance
A gatefold timeline puts 1,000 years into perspective
Our Astonishing Era
The 20th century brought an explosion...