At first glance this website may appear to be a hoax or a joke, but then again there are people like Harold Camping out there predicting doomsday. The Flat Earth Society which claims to support the theory that the Earth is flat and have gathered together literature to support their views. After some research it appears that The Flat Earth Society is a real group.
The modern age of the Flat Earth Society dates back to the early 1800s, when it was founded by Samuel Birley Rowbotham, an English inventor. Samuel Rowbotham's Flat Earth views were based largely on literal interpretation of Bible passages. His system, called Zetetic Astronomy, held that the earth is a flat disk centered at the North Pole and bounded along its southern edge by a wall of ice, with the sun, moon, planets, and stars only a few hundred miles above the surface of the earth.