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12-12-12: Predictions of doom fail to materialize
If you got out of bed Wednesday and are reading this, you can be reasonably sure the world did not end on 12/12/12.
There has been a lot of buzz surrounding doomsday prophecies that the Mayan calendar predicted the world to end in December 2012. The belief was fueled in part by the 2009 John Cusack disaster flick "2012", which referenced the Mayan calendar as a prophecy to end times...