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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Arthur Uther Pendragon
As the sun rose from time zone to time zone across the world on Friday, there was still no sign of the world's end _ but that didn't stop those convinced that a 5,125-year Mayan calendar predicts the apocalypse from gathering at some of the world's purported survival hot spots.
Though the Mayans never really predicted that the world would end on Friday, some New Agers are convinced that humanity's demise is indeed imminent. Or at least that it's a good excuse for a party.
Arthur Uther Pendragon, Britain's best-known druid, said he was anticipating a much larger crowd than usual at Stonehenge this year.
"We're looking at it more as a new beginning than an end," he said. "We're looking at new hope."