Viking folk lore predicts Ragnarök will usher in the apocalypse on 22 February.
Jorvik Viking Festival in York; England started on the 15th of February and will end on the 23rd of February 2014.
Notice the similarities between the two top images!
The failure to light up all five Olympic rings, was most likely not a failure, but planned. The "failed" ring could symbolize the Sun and the other four rings makes up a the number 88. "Modern Nazis use the number 88 as an abbreviation for the salute Heil Hitler. The letter H is eighth in the English alphabet, whereby 88 becomes HH." (Wikipedia) The 88 is also representative of an 88-word passage from Hitler's Mein Kampf,
Coincidentally, The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics started on the 7 Feb 2014 and will end on the 23 Feb 2014.
Will the World as we know it end on that day? I think not! Any prophecy with a date attached to it raises my eyebrows, but these are two big events taking place on the World stage simultaneously and nothing is happenstance in the grand scheme of things.
On stage one we are witnessing a battle to win Olympic golds, to become Olympic gods/goddesses and on stage two there will be "a great battle foretold to ultimately result in the death of a number of major gods (including the gods Odin, Thor, Týr, Freyr, Heimdallr, and Loki), the occurrence of various natural disasters, and the subsequent submersion of the world in water. Afterward, the world will resurface anew and fertile, the surviving and returning gods will meet, and the world will be repopulated by two human survivors." (Wikipedia)
Ragnarok, Apocalypse and End of the World memes are mostly fear porn, but it is important to keep an "Odin's eye" on World events, to see what story is playing out and try to connect the dots.
Yggdrasil - Odin's horse
According to the myth, Ragnarok is happening on the Vigrid plains. Could it be referring to the Astral plain?