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If the world ends Dec. 21, it won’t have a celestial connection

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Based on Internet myths, popular culture and Hollywood hype, the prophecies in the ancient Mayan calendar foretell that the world will end on Dec. 21; not since the Y2K rollover of the calendar to the false millennium start of Jan. 1, 2000, has there been such anxiety about trailing zeroes marking the date. Many calendar dates instigating panic have come and gone, especially in recent times as the beginning of the new millennium approached. In ...

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