According to the Mayan's the world is set to end on December 21,2012, a global cataclysm bringing an end to the world. Starring John Cusack and directed by Roland Emmerich, the movie 2012 is a depiction of what is to occur on that date.
Ensuring the End is Just the Beginning
The IHC, Institute for Human Continuity, is organization that was developed to prepare the world for 2012.You can visit their website at http://www.instituteforhumancontinuity.org/ On the IHC website you can view scenarios of what they expect to happen to the world and civilization. You can also register for a "survival lottery" in hopes to win the chance at survival. The most intriguing aspect of the website is the chance to be the leader of the post-world. Yes. You can register yourself to be the leader of the new world. After registering you take a series of quizzes on strategy, culture and reasoning. Your score from the quizzes and votes by your peers could land you the leadership of new world!!