Doomsday

Doomsday at Stonehenge

The sun rose above Stonehenge this year, despite fearmongering that the end of the ancient Mayans' long-count calendar would usher in the end of the world. Access to the site is given to druids, New Age followers and members of the public on the annual Winter Solstice. 

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Dec. 21, 2012: The sun passes through the stones after rising at the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge, in southern England, as access to the site is given to druids, New Age followers and members of the public on the annual Winter Solstice.
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Dec. 21, 2012: People react as they see the sun starting to rise on the horizon before its light hits them by the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge. The doomsday hour is here and so still are we.
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Dec. 21, 2012: Women soak up the sun after its rise at the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge, in southern England, as access to the site is given to druids, New Age followers and members of the public on the annual Winter Solstice. The doomsday hour came and went -- and we're still here.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham

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Dec. 21, 2012: A druid stands after sunrise by the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham

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Dec. 21, 2012 : People are silhouetted as the sun rises above the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge, in southern England, as access to the site is given to druids, New Age followers and members of the public on the annual Winter Solstice.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham

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Dec. 21, 2012: Druid leader Arthur Uther Pendragon, right, looks up as people face east to watch the sunrise by the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham

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Dec. 21, 2012: People soak up the sun after its rise at Stonehenge.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham

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Dec. 21, 2012: A person wears a unicorn mask after sunrise at Stonehenge.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham

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Dec. 21, 2012: Druid leader Arthur Uther Pendragon, center, holds up his staff as he takes part in a ceremony before sunrise by the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham

Doomsday at Stonehenge

The sun rose above Stonehenge this year, despite fearmongering that the end of the ancient Mayans' long-count calendar would usher in the end of the world. Access to the site is given to druids, New Age followers and members of the public on the annual Winter Solstice. 

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