Mayan Madness: preparing for the end of the world

I’m gearing up for the end of the world.  Evidently, it’s happening tomorrow.  Bummer. The ancient Mayans were fascinated with time.  They marked their days with three distinct calendars.  The Tzolk’in lasted 260 days and marked their religious ceremonies.  The Haab’ lasted 365 days, much the same as ours minus that pesky February 29.  But […]