There have been some funny cartoons about the apparent ‘end of the world’, supposedly predicted by the Mayan Calendar as 21st December 2012 (using current date terminology). Of course, there are many experts indicating we’ve just got the math of the long-count all wrong.
This is one of my favourites.
A few more on the same theme:
For genuine information about the Mayan Calendar system, check out Wiki (of course) … or any other reputed source of academic information.
The calendars themselves are quite beautiful.