Infographic: Who Believes the End of Civilization Is Near?
More people than you think believe the end is nigh. Who are they?
A new global survey has found that 1 in 10 people believes that the end of the world will occur sometime in 2012, when the Mayan calendar ends. Whether inspired by media attention or conspiracy theories, the anxiety about an impending doomsday extends beyond just a tiny fringe group of believers.