End of the world hysteria is spreading across the globe like wildfire.
Like this report out of Russia...
MOSCOW, December 3 (RIA Novosti) - A group of Russian politicians have urged national TV networks to show restraint in broadcasting material suggesting the end of the world is nigh, a deputy from Russia's LDPR party said on Monday.
According to an ancient Mayan calendar, December 21, 2012 marks the end of a 5125-year long cycle. Lurid articles have already started appearing in Russia's tabloid press speculating on the date's significance.
[link to en.rian.ru
Inmates in a women’s prison near the Chinese border are said to have experienced a “collective mass psychosis” so intense that their wardens summoned a priest to calm them. In a factory town east of Moscow, panicked citizens stripped shelves of matches, kerosene, sugar and candles. A huge Mayan-style archway is being built — out of ice — on Karl Marx Street in Chelyabinsk in the south.
[link to www.nytimes.com
It's starting to spread, people.