Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Three Days of Darkness Predicted


China Daily
11 December 2012


BEIJING - Candles and matches have almost sold out in two southwest China counties following online rumors of a coming doomsday event that some believe will bring the end of the world.

Panic buying in Shuangliu and Longchang counties, both located in Sichuan province, was stirred by rumors of "three consecutive days of darkness after December 21." [...]