The Mayan Long Count calendar shows time ends on December 21, 2012
The Times News Network predicts that global financial markets will crash in 2012
It is anticipated that the last son of the KGB, Vladimir Putin, will return to rule Russia in 2012
The 2012 Olympics will be held in that great city of the World London
NASA predicts that a great meteor will narrowly miss the earth in 2012
When viewed from above, the layout of the three Giza Pyramids in Egypt coincides with the shape that will be assumed by the three stars which make up the belt of the constellation Orion on December 21, 2012.
An elder of the New Zealand Maori reports that the Maoris have taught for centuries that the great curtain over the world will be “torn” in 2012.
Some sources (e.g., author Jay Weidner in his book A Monument to the End of Time: Alchemy, Fulcanelli and the Great Cross) report that Peruvian Shamans are looking forward to the return of Pacha Cuti in 2012. Pacha Cuti is expected to be the once and future emperor of the world.
Regardless of whether one believes Nostradamus possessed a window into the future, in his Lost Book, he predicts that a comet--called "Doomsday" or "King of Terror" depending upon the translation one reads--will strike the earth in 2012,
The Prophecy of the Popes, published in 1595 and attributed to Saint Malachy,
is a list of 112 short phrases in Latin. They purport to describe each of the
Roman Catholic popes (along with a few anti-popes), beginning with Pope Celestine II (elected in 1143) and concluding with a later added pope described in the prophecy as "Peter the Roman", whose pontificate will end in the destruction of the city of Rome, which I turn will be the domino to the destruciton of the world. It is important to note that according to the Prophecy of the Popes, Peter the Roman—i.e., the “last pope”—will ascend after the death of the current pope, Pope Benedict XVI. In other words, there is "scheduled" to be one more pope, under whom the world will end.
The Bible Code predicts a solar-flare or comet holocaust in the year 2012. As more fully described at the great website http://exodus2006.com/2012code.htm, The Bible Code predicts a 2012 extinction type event, relying on the cannonical verses of Revelation 16:8-9.
The mysterious Cross at Hendaye bears engravings that support the 2012-Galactic Cross end of time theory espoused by researchers of the Mayan long ocunt calendar and the “shape” of the Giza pyramids.
World oil consupmtion is beginning to peak through the abuse and misuse of the earth’s natural resources, and it is predicted that oil consumption will peak in 2012. (See, http://www.energybulletin.net/35127.html). This “peaking” of energy demand will, according the Indian version of The Wall-Street Journal, coincide with a collapse of the global finacial markets. In the June 28, 2007 edition of The Economic Times, found here
A prominent Harvard economist predicts that global liquidity in emerging markets will dry up in 2012.
In short, 2012 will be a very interesting year.