Survival pods made by farmer Liu Qiyuana are airtight spheres with varying interiors contain oxygen tanks and seatbelts with space for around 14 people, and are designed to remain upright when in water. Photo: AFP Survival pods made by farmer Liu Qiyuana are airtight spheres with varying interiors contain oxygen tanks and seatbelts with space for around 14 people, and are designed to remain upright when in water. Photo: AFP
Survival pods made by farmer Liu Qiyuana are airtight spheres with varying interiors contain oxygen tanks and seatbelts with space for around 14 people, and are designed to remain upright when in water. Photo: AFP

In China, panic buyers prepare for the end of the world

As December 21 approaches people make their final preparations for the 'end of the world' by stockpiling essentials and building shelters

Survival pods made by farmer Liu Qiyuana are airtight spheres with varying interiors contain oxygen tanks and seatbelts with space for around 14 people, and are designed to remain upright when in water. Photo: AFP Survival pods made by farmer Liu Qiyuana are airtight spheres with varying interiors contain oxygen tanks and seatbelts with space for around 14 people, and are designed to remain upright when in water. Photo: AFP
Survival pods made by farmer Liu Qiyuana are airtight spheres with varying interiors contain oxygen tanks and seatbelts with space for around 14 people, and are designed to remain upright when in water. Photo: AFP
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