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Gov. blog calls end of world 'rumor'

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If you were worried about Dec. 21, 2012 bringing the end of the world, an official government blog wants to calm you down by calling it "just rumors".

The usa.gov blog had a recent post saying:  "False rumors about the end of the world in 2012 have been commonplace on the Internet for some time."

It references the Mayan calendar ending in 2012, a comet, or a collision with a planet.

The blog goes on to say that none of these things will happen.  It also declares that the world will not end on any day in 2012.

A NASA astrobiologist says he has received more than 5,000 questions from people concerned about the end of the earth and the agency has even set up a website to explain why the world won't end this month.

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