Even Matt and Ben Know That Syfy Is the Most Important Cable Network

The Syfy Network is the most important channel on cable television, with or without the Sharknado franchise. It has Face Off and Defiance and Dominion. It has Ghost Hunters which has aired for approximately 37 years. Syfy is the greatest. American tastemakers Affleck and Damon recognize this, and now they want to get… » 10/13/14 6:10pm 10/13/14 6:10pm

Save the Date: The Viking Apocalypse Ragnarok Happens This Weekend

Important scheduling note: Ragnarok, a.k.a. the Viking apocalypse, is predicted to occur on February 22. Now we'll never find out what happens in True Detective! » 2/19/14 11:40am 2/19/14 11:40am

You'll Be Jealous of Your Local Prepper Chick When the SHTF and YOYO

Are doomsday preppers batshit weirdo lunatics or just worriers who happen to be very resourceful? The stereotypical prepper type is at least an easy punchline. You know, marginalized white dudes, crazies, ex-military, religious freaks — outlier types who take a little too easily to conspiracy theories and are… » 3/08/13 7:00pm 3/08/13 7:00pm

The Hippie Ravers who Partied Through the Mayan Apocalypse in Mexico…

Last week, the apocalypse did not occur when the Mayan calendar rolled over to all zeroes like an odometer. But people gathered near the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza anyway, just in case some great new cosmic age of enlightenment and positivity happened to dawn. Spending three days there must have been really annoying. » 12/26/12 4:10pm 12/26/12 4:10pm

First Photo Out of Australia After the Mayan Apocalypse: It's Not Good

Godzilla, fire balls, rain upon the Sydney opera house. Probably now all their deadly [arachnophobia trigger warning JESUS CHRIST] spiders, killer snakes, and scary-ass cane toads are getting ready for their entrance. » 12/21/12 12:15am 12/21/12 12:15am

When the World Ends on Friday, Men Will Regret Not Having Had More Sex

A Harris Interactive poll commissioned by California online data-storage company Backblaze found that one in five Americans is genuinely concerned that the world will come to an end this Friday. We have to take the this with a huge grain of salt because it's in no way a real survey, but still: Damn. » 12/18/12 9:30am 12/18/12 9:30am

We've Fucked Over the Environment So Now We Have to Eat Bugs and Play…

Are you happy now, humans? Are you happy? It's 2012 and the prognosis is not good. The glaciers are melting, the polar bears are drowning, the people of Vanuatu are floating around their living rooms in washtubs like Pippi Longstocking or some shit, and I never even got to look at a glacier or pet a polar bear OR hang… » 10/04/12 5:00pm 10/04/12 5:00pm

Snooki & Newt Gingrich Become BFFs as Apocalypse Draws Nigh

Last night, Jay Leno interviewed both current Jersey Shore Madonna With Child Snooki and once and always pompous pain in the ass Newt Gingrich. Two totally different expressions of everything that is wrong with America, on a show hosted by a guy who probably appeals to people who appreciated the Garfield movie. And… » 7/19/12 10:50am 7/19/12 10:50am

Good News: The 2012 Apocalypse Isn't Happening After All

Phew. You guys, take a deep breath and release all the tension you've been storing in your neck about the upcoming apocalypse—because it ain't happening. Seriously? Yes. Archaeologists have just discovered a previously hidden mural inside an ancient Mayan house that offers insight into all kinds of things—like the… » 5/10/12 11:55pm 5/10/12 11:55pm

Are You Part of the Doomsday 10 Percent?

A new poll has found that almost 15 percent of people on the planet think the world is going to come to an end during their lifetime. What's even more bizarre is that a full 10 percent of people worldwide think the Mayan calendar points to it ending right here in 2012. Are you one of them? If so, why aren't you out in… » 5/02/12 11:00pm 5/02/12 11:00pm

Your February 2012 Apocalypse Index

As we all know, 2012 is the year the world as we know it will cease to exist. Or at least, that's what the Mayans and that John Cusack movie want us to believe. Are there signs that the apocalypse is not mere months away? Yes. But then again, things happen that have us wondering: How did we get in this handbasket and… » 3/05/12 4:05pm 3/05/12 4:05pm

Introducing Jezebel's 2012 Monthly Apocalypse Index

As we all know, 2012 is the year the world as we know it will cease to exist. The Mayans said so! And so did that one movie with John Cusack. Sure, there are plenty of signs that the apocalypse is not mere months away. But then again, John Cusack wouldn't lie, would he? It's confusing. That's why we have Jezebel's… » 2/03/12 1:35pm 2/03/12 1:35pm

Here's Your Chance to Live in a Luxury Condo That Can Protect You From…

If you're one of those people who lives in constant fear of the outside world, this might be the ideal place for you to live! It's a condo complex that's built into a former nuclear missile silo in the middle of Kansas. That's about as secure as it gets. According to CBS News, "It's the only condo in the world… » 1/08/12 12:50pm 1/08/12 12:50pm

The Best Rapture Bomb Pictures

OH MY GOD. The Rapture is really happening! Just look at all the people disappearing in these pictures. Well, that's what we want people to think. Here are the best #rapturebomb pictures so far. [Gizmodo] » 5/21/11 4:42pm 5/21/11 4:42pm

Why We Just Can't Get Enough Of This Apocalypse Business

Some people think the world is going to end tomorrow. This seems like it would be really scary. So why is the apocalypse so popular? » 5/20/11 6:00pm 5/20/11 6:00pm

Families Torn Apart By Tomorrow's Rapture

Most of us are getting a good chuckle out of a fringe cult's claim that tomorrow is Judgment Day. It becomes a lot less amusing when you're mom starts planning for the rapture, and tells you it's too bad you won't be coming with her. » 5/20/11 1:40pm 5/20/11 1:40pm

All Dogs Don't Go To Heaven, So Make Plans For Post-Rapture Pet Care

While preparing for The Rapture, which will be held this Saturday, rain or shine, some people have been worrying about what will become of their pets after they rise up to heaven. The company Eternal Earth-Bound Pets has stepped in to match pets with new atheist owners for a small investment of $135 for the first pet… » 5/19/11 10:50am 5/19/11 10:50am

100,000 Dead Fish In Arkansas Raise Suspicions Of Biblical Plague

Days after thousands of dead birds dropped from the sky in Beebe, Arkansas, 100,000 dead fish have washed up on the shores of the Arkansas River. Looks like it's time to stock up on canned goods and tinfoil hats! » 1/03/11 12:30pm 1/03/11 12:30pm