Photo: Lu Zhenghai, right, walks near his ark-like vessel under construction in China's northwest Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, on November 24, 2012. Lu Zhenghai is one of at least two men in China predicting a world-ending flood, come December 21, the fateful day many believe the Maya set as the conclusion of their 5,125-year long-count calendar. Zhenghai has spent his life savings building the 70-foot-by-50-foot vessel powered by three diesel engines, according to state media. (AP Photo/ANPF-Chen Jiansheng) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/VbzUE4
Photo: Employees work on the construction of a bunker at Utah Shelter Systems in North Salt Lake, Utah, on December 12, 2012. The price of the shelters range from $51,800 to $64,900. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/VbzUE4
Photo: Mike Porenta prepares to ship emergency camp stoves at American Prepper Network's warehouse in Sandy, Utah, on December 10, 2012. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/VbzUE4
Photo: This photo taken on December 11, 2012 shows farmer Liu Qiyuan posing with survival pods that he created, in the village of Qiantun, Hebei province. As people across the globe tremble in anticipation of next week's supposed Mayan-predicted apocalypse, this Chinese villager says he may have just what humanity needs: tsunami-proof survival pods. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/VbzUE4
Photo: Jay Blevins and his wife Holly Blevins and their children Samuel Benjamin Blevins, 7, Elliana Grace Blevins, 9, and Evangeline Joy Blevins, 4, pose beneath one of their apple trees with survival gear including an AR-15 rifle and a hunting bow, on December 5, 2012 in Berryville, Virginia. Blevins and his wife have been preparing with a group of others for a possible doomsday scenario where the group will have to be self sufficient due to catastrophe or civil unrest. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/VbzUE4
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Mike Porenta prepares to ship emergency camp stoves at American Prepper Network's warehouse in Sandy, Utah, on December 10, 2012. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/VbzUE4
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