Watch CNN’s Haunting Doomsday Video

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As a 24-hour news channel, CNN never had a need for an end-of-the-day broadcast video. It planned to just keep going until the Apocalypse. "When the end of the world comes," founder Ted Turner once said "we'll play 'Nearer My God To Thee' before we sign off." To make good on that promise, he famously made a tape that would only be run right before ... See the Rest

How to Make an Emergency Spoon

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Picture it. The year is 2016. The world has been decimated by an unnamed airborne toxic event. You find yourself wandering the post-apocalyptic landscape equipped with only a Swiss Army knife, a lighter, and couple of extra water bottles (don't ask questions). It's a hard life. There's little to eat. Mostly just nettles and ants. Then... surprise! ... Watch Now

Doomsday Scenario: We’re All Going to Die From AIRBORNE Ebola


Um.... not to be an alarmist but: According to the UN's Ebola response chief, the longer the Ebola epidemic continues infecting people unabated, the higher the chances it will mutate and become AIRBORNE. And then where will we all be? DEAD WITHIN A YEAR. Anthony Banbury, the Secretary General's Special Representative, told the Telegraph that aid ... See the Rest

Soft Robot Slithers Through Fire and Gets Run Over By a Car – And Continues Its Inexorable March Toward Robo-Domination

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Skynet called. They want their Terminator T-800 prototype back. Harvard University has created an unnerving soft quadrupedal robot whose "silicone body is innately resilient to a variety of adverse environmental conditions including snow, puddles of water, direct (albeit limited) exposure to flames, and the crushing force of being run over by an ... Watch Now

How to Open a Wine Bottle Using a Shoe and a Wall

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Another helpful tip to survive the coming apocalypse/zombie invasion/global pandemic/cybernetic revolt: Video instructions on how to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew. Not sure why you don't have a corkscrew with you in the dystopian future, they're pretty versatile. But let's suppose you are foraging through an abandoned building and come ... See the Rest

The Trailer for Automata

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Sentient robots kidnap a human in this intriguing mashup of Philip K Dick and Isaac Asimov mythologies starring a bald Antonio Banderas and his real-life ex, Melanie Griffith. Which... is kind of a red flag, but wait. Give it a chance. Banderas plays an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation who routinely investigates the case of manipulating ... See the Rest

Finally! A Fashionable Gas Mask!

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Tired of bulky, unmanageable gas masks in dreary army green? Worried that when the apocalypse comes, you're going to look like a dork? Israeli industrial designer Zlil Lazarovich is out to change all that. ... See the Rest

Fondue Slippers


I can't decide if these are kind of fabulous and I need a pair right now, or if they're one the signs of the coming Apocalypse. Check it out: Fondue slippers. Just dip your feet in the molten PVC. Let it cool to the shape of your foot for custom fit. Then VOILA, instant hideousness. They look incredibly uncomfortable, don't they? Like Crocs twisted ... See the Rest