armageddon

tech

Could We Actually Nuke an Asteroid to Save Earth?

How to use a human-made Doomsday device to defeat a universe-made Doomsday device.
Becky Ferreira
3.23.18
APOCALYPSE

How to Live Your Best Life Before and After Nuclear Armageddon

Only one man can clear up your skin, give you peace of mind, and provide world-class shelter in the face of a world-ending blast.
Michael Goldberg
1.17.18
Religion

How It Feels to Lose Your Religion

We spoke to a former Jehovah's Witness, a Jew, and a Muslim about leaving their faith and community.
Ezekiel MacNevin
3.31.17
Trump

Thanks to Trump, the Doomsday Clock Is 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight

Trump’s climate change rhetoric has edged us closer to nuclear oblivion.
Ben Sullivan
1.26.17
nasa

The White House Plan to Defend Against Killer Asteroids Is Here

In one of its final acts, the Obama Administration released a report outlining how federal agencies should prepare for an 'Armageddon'-sized impact.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.5.17
Art

This Apocalyptic Tableau Has a Dr. Seuss-ian Twist

Dustin Yellin told The Creators Project how Marcel Duchamp, Hieronymus Bosch, and 'The Lorax' influenced his most recent work.
Andrew Salomone
12.15.16
Noisey News

Queen's Brian May Is Going to Save the World from Killer Asteroids

The UN has declared the guitarist's Asteroid Day a real thing to be celebrated worldwide.
Phil Witmer
12.12.16
Opinion

The Looming Extinction of Humankind, Explained

Fortunately, advanced technologies could give us a way out, if we let them.
Phil Torres & Peter Boghossian
8.17.16
Stuff

How Scared Should I Be of Meteors?

The galaxy is teeming with rocks that don't care if we all die. This bothers me a little.
Mike Pearl
8.3.16
machines

Here Is Portland’s Cold War Plan for Surviving Nuclear Armageddon

Cold War Portland had a scheme to save 100,000 people—and it worked.
Paul Richard Huard
4.12.16
nasa

NASA Has Opened a Planetary Defense Office to Protect Earth from Cosmic Collisions

Following a meteor "super-fireball" blast in 2013 and last year's "Halloween Asteroid" scare, the space agency has established an operation that aims to detect, track, and intercept astral bodies that threaten to hit the planet.
John Dyer
1.13.16
war

Cold War-Era US Soldiers Were Gearing Up to Fight in Space

To defend themselves on new battlefields, the US Army believed soldiers would need a whole new class of weapon.
Joseph Trevithick
11.10.15
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