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Subject:  I guess it's not the end of the world--yet Date:  12/20/2012  2:47 PM
Author:  lindytoes Number:  46966 of 63116

It is already December 21, 2012 in the far east. I guess the world doesn't end December 21 unless the Mayans were talking about the last place to start the day....that would be Alaska. Or were the Mayans talking about the last place to experience the end of the day? (BTW I know experts have debunked the Mayan end of the world calendar.)

"Therefore, the island of Attu, Alaska is the "last" place on Earth to see a particular day. The nearby Russian islands are on the other side of the International Date Line, and are already in the next day."

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