'Catastrophe' Makes Male Vulnerability Funny
In its third season, the Amazon sitcom has hilariously—and warmly—humanized its father figure.
Preppers Taught Me How to Eat When the World Ends
I spoke to two very different preppers to understand how they plan to eat once the world comes to an end.
Satirical Doc Asks, "Are We Ready for Armageddon?"
Investigating what a real life Deep Impact-style scenario might look like—in a playful and gentle way.
How Mac and Cheese Destroyed a Toronto Neighborhood
Yesterday, residents of Liberty Park woke up to an apocalyptic scene of trash and melted cheddar. "It was just like a bomb went off,” one witness said.
Why You Really Should Be Afraid of the Zombie Apocalypse
Zombie apocalypse logic is eroding faith in our institutions and our fellow humans.
How Curiosity, Luck, and the Flip of a Switch Saved the Moon Program
Lightning never strikes the same place twice, until it does, and you're in a rocket to the moon.
The Do It Well and Leave Something Witchy Issue
A Giant Hole Is Swallowing a Town in Peru
Cerro de Pasco is an environmental and urban catastrophe thanks to the massive polymetal mine that sits in the middle of town.
Arthur Holland Michel
Filipino Sugarcane Workers Are Nearly the Walking Dead
Thousands of sugarcane workers in the Philippines who are barely coping with their island’s dead season may face a possible zombie apocalyptic scenario as they battle catastrophic extreme weather changes and the possibility of an impending collapse of...
Hold Onto Your Bowels, There's a Salmonella Chia Seed Outbreak
This month’s latest food-poisoning outbreak that’s sweeping North America isn't being pinned on shoddy restaurant hygiene practices.
If You're Going to Hack Domino's, Don't Do This
A group of hackers known as Rex Mundi have done the unthinkable: They've infiltrated the accounts of over 600,000 Domino's pizza customers and are holding the customer data as ransom.
The Fate of Mankind's Libido Depends on the Health of Oysters
The Earth’s oceans have been absorbing massive amounts of gasses released by burning fossil fuels, and the resulting acidification of seawater is threatening one of mankind’s most popular aphrodisiacs: oysters.
Syria Is Starving
The Syrian crisis has unleashed what aid organizations are describing as the biggest humanitarian catastrophe they have ever seen. With a troublesome combination of drought, starvation tactics from the Syrian regime, and skyrocketing food prices, the...
Hannah Lucinda Smith