Like There’s No Tomorrow
Parties celebrate the rumored end of the world
Posted: December 21, 2012 at 3:20 a.m.
Perhaps the world won’t end today, even with ancient Mayan predictions to the contrary. (And what time is that supposed to happen, anyway?) But according to a Reuters news service survey, about 10 percent of respondents expect the end times today. Even some national governments are taking the threat (or threat of a threat) seriously. According to The Associated Press, Chinese officials have detained more than 500 people for declaring the world will end soon.
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Whats Up, Pages 11 on 12/21/2012