There's a buzz among amateur historians and astronomers, and it's all about ancient prophecies declaring the year 2012 as the end of a "World Age". Follow the trail as we explore the evidence and documentation of past cataclysms, then look at the science that may gives us clues about an approaching doomsday. (This article has been updated - 11/2008.)BBC graphic
Back in the 1920's, Dr. William Bates developed an approach to for correcting eyesight that never caught on with his peers. Yet by following a series of simple techniques, you can beat serious eye disorders, get back your 20/20 vision and leave the spectacles behind. Here's a look at how it's done.