The Mayans were an incredibly advanced civilization. They invented the first fully developed writing system in the Americas, discovered the Orion Nebula, and created many architectural wonders such as Chichen Itza, the Mayan ruins you go to recover from your Cancun hangovers. However, thank to John Cusack, we now only refer to the Mayans as the lunatics that think the world will end this year. According to the Mayan text, Popul Vuh, the world will end on December 21st, 2012 after 13 b’ak’tuns or 5,125 years. Despite the world ending, the Mayans believe 2012 will be an amazing year and made some other bold predictions for 2012
Sure, the picture below is great on its own. But this is the internet, right? Yes. And thus, the Internet has captioned it. Most were found on Tumblr, but not attributed to the original author. Whoever did in fact make them, job well done.