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Mayan calendar The end of end-of-world prophecy is nigh

The world ends on December 21 – if you were to believe pseudo-scientific readings of the Maya calendar and esoteric magazines.

Cults and esoteric experts, scientists and even Maya priests say it’s not true, but some anxious people are calling Swiss telephone hotlines and even buying survival kits. (RSI-SF-RSR/swissinfo.ch)