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Maya Long Count, Modern European Calendars Synchronized With Wood
2013-04-12 18:20:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Throughout history, different civilizations have had their own calendars they´ve used to mark time, with some civilizations going through multiple calendars during the course of their history. According to a new report in the journal Scientific Reports, a team of international scientists have used several metrics to successfully synchronize the modern European calendar with the Long Count Calendar of the Ancient Maya....

2013-01-01 05:00:12

Author James O'Kon spoke to students about what the date December 21, 2012 has to do with the Maya calendar. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 The hysteria surrounding the myth of a disaster on December 21, 2012 had adults and children around the world puzzled and afraid of what might happen on that day. I addressed the students at Galloway School in Atlanta, GA, which my granddaughter attends, concerning the Maya calendar and the real meaning of the end of this cycle of the Maya Long...

Mayan Calendar Does Not Predict December Doomsday
2012-10-01 05:14:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The apocalypse is not going to happen in December, according to a group of experts who are spearheading efforts to educate people about prophecies made by the ancient Mayan civilization. According to the Daily Mail, a team of archaeologists, anthropologists, and other experts met on Friday in the city of Merida, Mexico, to discuss the Maya Long Count Calendar and recent fears that the Mesoamerican civilization predicted that the...

2012-06-11 23:00:15

Modern technology brings to life piece of cold stone and makes it speak Mayan date as recorded by Maya civilization during classic period (approx. 250 AD - 900 AD) to commemorate life of kings and queens, and to remember important historical events. Maya Stone Calendar app has been released for iPhone and iPad. Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2012) takes place on the days from 6 Manik' 10 Sotz' to 10 Chuwen 14 Sotz'. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 After decades of intensive...

Mexico Gears-Up to Celebrate Mayan Apocalypse In 2012
2011-12-21 13:25:48

Mexico´s tourism industry is seeking to capitalize on the rest of the world´s anachronistic interest in apocalyptic doomsday prophecies. According to the famous Mayan calendar, the world will come to end exactly one year from today, and Mexicans in the southeastern part of the country are a planning massive end-of-the-world festivities to entertain the influx of tourists they´re expecting. The year-long celebration will take place all across the regions of Chiapas,...

Mexico Admits To Second 2012 Mayan Prediction
2011-11-25 14:09:15

Mexico's archaeology institute is downplaying theories that the ancient Mayans predicted the world would be ending in 2012, but it did acknowledge that the date exists on a fragment at a southern Mexico ruin site. Experts had cited only one surviving reference to the date in Mayan glyphs, which is a stone tablet from Tortuguero site in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco. However, the National Institute of Anthropology and History said that there is another apparent reference to the date at...

2011-10-13 10:00:00

With the start of 2012 just a few short months away, Moon Travel Guides is offering readers a free eBook download of its all-new Moon Maya 2012 travel guide. The book, which offers in-depth information on traveling to the Mundo Maya, is the ideal companion for travelers looking to explore the fascinating world of the Maya in 2012. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 Moon Travel Guides is celebrating the release of its all-new Moon Maya 2012 guidebook by offering readers free copy of the...

2011-05-20 00:00:28

The Maya have taken center stage because many fear the supposed end date of their calendar marks the end of the world. Most of this information comes from non-Mayans and it is not accurate. Because of this the National Council of Elders Mayas, Xinca and Garifuna recently addressed the world. Their message is simple: "Our actions have created a world out of balance that must be rebalanced immediately in order for us to avoid more suffering"¦for humans and for all life." The elders...