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"Good week for: Everyone on Earth,..."

by tonyglim on May 23, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

According to the May 25, 2012, issue of THE WEEK magazine, it was a "Good week for: Everyone on Earth, after archaeologists found ancient Mayan calculations that indicate the world will last another 7,000 years, rather than end when a calendar cycle concludes in December. 'It's like the odometer of a car,' said anthropologist Anthony Aveni. 'The Maya just start over.'"


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