Friday, March 30, 2012

Small village of Bugarach, in France, allegedly "Doomsday safety place".

"The tiny southern French hamlet of Bugarach is at the mercy of scams from droves of visitors who believe it is the only place in the world that will survive a 2012 apocalypse.

A French government watchdog, which monitors sects, said the picturesque village should be monitored until December 21, 2012, when many believe the world will end, according to an ancient Mayan prophecy."

China's Ghost Cities

Vast cities are being built across China at a rate of ten a year, but they remain almost uninhabited ghost towns. It's estimated there are 64 million empty apartments.

Urine eggs @ China

Eggs boiled and simmered in urine of virgin boys are a popular springtime snack in eastern China. -- video by Reuters