We're all on the internet (formerly the net, formerly the information superhighway, formerly the internet) right now, so I feel safe in assuming that everyone here has at least heard of the Mayan Apocalypse idea that people have just latched onto. You know how the calendar supposedly pulls an "I Want You (She's So Heavy)" and has a jarring, abrupt ending? Well, a recent discovery kind of, sort of shows that to be absolutely false. Live Science (The article goes on about the discovery and its exact significance, if you're interested.) If you really needed the extra confirmation, here it is: The Mayans did not predict that the world would end December 21, 2012. All predictions based around that idea are bunk, pure and simple. So yeah. Sorry to rain on your apocalypse parade, everybody. If you're really banking on the extermination of the human race anytime soon, you could always turn to good, old, reliable nuclear weapons (or a super virus if you're hip and with it).