Are you prepared for the Mayan Apocalypse?

Mark your calendars for December 21. That's the day that the silliest rumor in history will either come true...or not. It's the Mayan Apocalypse and while it's too easy to make sport of those who are preparing for it, the fact is, there is hysteria being generated and my guess is a lot of people are going to get hurt - or perhaps die. Telegraph: In America Ron Hubbard, a manufacturer of hi-tech underground survival shelters, has seen his business explode. "We've gone from one a month to one a day," he said. "I don't have an opinion on the Mayan calendar but, when astrophysicists come to me, buy my shelters and tell me to be prepared for solar flares, radiation, EMPs (electromagnetic pulses) ... I'm going underground on the 19th and coming out on the 23rd. It's just in case anybody's right." In the French Pyrenees the mayor of Bugarach, population 179, has attempted to prevent pandemonium by banning UFO watchers and light aircraft from the flat topped mount...(Read Full Post)