The looming doomsday of the Mayan calendar ending has been subject to both speculation and a movie script. History is littered with doomsday predictions that were ultimately debunked. They go back hundreds and hundreds of years, and we are still here. So why is it that some people suddenly believe that just because the Mayan calendar doesn’t continue after a certain date in December the world is going to end?
This infographic shows the epic failed predictions for the end of the world.