Chinese Man Rallies to Build “Noah’s Ark” for the End of the Mayan Calendar

Is everyone ready for the end of the world in a few weeks? In preparation for Armageddon I’ve decided not to pay any of my bills.  And that new toothbrush will have to wait until after 21 December, when the Mayan Long Count calendar expires.

I thought I had everything covered until reading reports from Chinese media about Lu Zhenghai from Xinjiang.  The engineer is currently finishing off his own “Noah’s Ark” with an estimated price tag of two million yuan (US$320k).

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