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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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Top 200 19
History 2

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

How the Mayan Calendar Works, Revisited

August 29th, 2012

Episode 473 of 974 episodes

In this classic episode, former hosts Candace and Jane explain how the Mayan long count calendar works. We also discuss some other doomsday prophesies from 1666 and 1910, when people feared Halley’s Comet would poison them with gasses from its tail.

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