Apocalyptica

APOCALYPSE

The Doomsday Librarian Preparing Our Reading for the Apocalypse

We interviewed the prepper who maintains the "Survivor Library."
Alexandra Ossola
11.3.14
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The Biggest Killer in the History of Earth, Revealed

The single greatest murderer in the history of Earth may finally have been revealed.
Brian Merchant
12.23.13
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The Year at the End of the World

By all rights, 2013 should have been a gauzy hangover from all things apocalypse. It was anything but.
Brian Merchant
12.18.13
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The Ultimate Detroit Ruin Porn

Skiing through the post-apocalypse.
Brian Merchant
12.10.13
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Three Things Humanity Needs to Do to Survive the Apocalypse

Apocalypse buff Annalee Newitz has some advice if we want to avoid an untimely end.
Brian Merchant
12.9.13
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What Our Dead Earth Will Look Like from Space

As soon as 1 billion years from now, life will begin its final decline on Earth. This is what it will look like when the planet finally dies.
Brian Merchant
11.25.13
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There Are Now 100 People Who Refuse to Eat Until Leaders Take On Climate Change

At the chaotic climate talks in Warsaw, a hunger strike has arisen to shame world leaders into action.
Stephen Leahy
11.21.13
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Three Quarters of the Planet's Fossil Fuels Must Stay in the Dirt, Scientists Say

Or else it's game over for the climate. Dozens of scientists warned world leaders that we can only burn 1050 gigatons of carbon without raising the temperature 2 degrees Celsius.
Brian Merchant
11.19.13
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Impressionist Paintings of Famous Zombie Films: The Apocalypse, Abstracted

Artist George Pfau turned some of the most iconic scenes of zombie destruction into beautiful landscape art.
Brian Merchant
10.31.13
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I Watched a 3D Printer Create the End of the World from a Hot Tub in Brooklyn

It's the hot tub end times machine.
Brian Merchant
10.31.13
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The Australian Military Accidentally Burned Down 180 Square Miles of Its Own Country

This is the story of how the Australian army, with a little help from climate change, managed to torch its own nation.
Brian Merchant
10.23.13
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This Robot 3D-Prints the Apocalypse While You Watch from a Hot Tub

The Salt Machine creates and destroys tiny worlds as you watch from a hot tub in Brooklyn.
Brian Merchant
10.21.13
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