You’ve probably heard that the world is going to end on Dec 21, 2012 (this Friday). Except that it won’t — at least not for the reasons of the Mayan calendar.
You see, the Maya are known for being very intelligent, incredibly accurate about predicting/maintaining time, and quite advanced in writing. Despite all this, they didn’t predict the end of the world.
NASA has gone on record with their reasons why this is all a hoax.
And would you believe that there are at least three myths commonly believed about the Maya?
Here’s how the Maya calendar works and why 12-21-12 became such an important day.