Category Archives: doomsday

Proof that DARPA works on scary shit, but can’t keep secrets.

In a shocking moment of openness, not-so-super-secret military think-tank DARPA reveals that it is working on synthetic life-forms. But not laser-wielding cyber dinosaurs.

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New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

In this week’s ‘Avoid Spikes’, we examine panic and fear-mongering over scientific advancement.

Yup, we’re still all pretty much screwed. Maybe.

Forget supervolcanoes, tsunamis and asteroid impacts. If we’re talking end-of-the-wolrd, gamma-ray bursts are the shit.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

This week, Foxx fails to grasp the point of a combat RPG.

Life after people

Life After People is an arresting film examining what would remain to tell our story if human beings simply vanished from existence.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

In this weeks’ ‘Avoid Spikes’, Foxx decides to prepare in case Yellowstone erupts and wipes out civilisation. Like you do.

End of World nigh. To be held indoors if raining.

dogsounds notices that tinfoil hats are twicthing about seismic activity in the Yellowstone Caldera, and investigates what might happen if the old girl decides to erupt.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

Sometimes an opportunity is too good to resist, as Martin finds out in this week’s “Avoid Spikes”.

This country has been attacked with nuclear weapons.

The National Archive has released a script written by the government and the BBC to be aired on the radio in the event of a nuclear war.

Droppin some particle physics in da club

All about the Large Hadron Collider, in a somewhat unusual format.

Are we but ghosts in the machine? pt. 3

In part three of this series, we look at the likelihood that, based on Dr. Nick Bostroms scary maths, it is highly likely that all that we perceive around us is, in fact, a mere simulation.

Global Dimming: We are still all pretty much fucked

More scary-mary stuff for you to watch. I like being a portent of doom.

End:Day – basically, we’re all fucked.

Human civilisation will end at some point, This film explores five possibilities – some that will happen, no two ways about it, and some that may happen. Either way, we’re screwed.