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In Wiltshire, England, celebrants cheered when the clock passed 11:11 a.m., the time the Mayan Apocalypse was supposed to occur. They had gathered at Stonehenge, the famed historic stone circle, to celebrate the sunrise closest to the Winter Solstice, which is the shortest, darkest day of the year. Predictions that the world would end on Dec. 21 drew a larger crowd than usual for the winter tradition. (Photos by Getty Images)

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