Mayan apocalypse: Chinese farmer builds survival pods in case of a disaster

1. Liu Qiyuan, a farmer from the village of Qiantun, Hebei province, south of Beijing, poses among some of the survival pods that he has designed and built.

Mayan apocalypse: Chinese farmer builds survival pods in case of a disaster

2. The airtight spheres contain oxygen tanks and seatbelts with space for around 14 people.

Mayan apocalypse: Chinese farmer builds survival pods in case of a disaster

3. He has built seven of the pods so far. He says he was inspired by the apocalyptic Hollywood movie ‘2012’ and the 2004 Asian tsunami.

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