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Here's the Sequel to 'End of Ze World,' the First Viral Video Ever Here's the Sequel to 'End of Ze World,' the First Viral Video Ever

The new “End of Ze World” video looks just like the original for exactly two seconds. A few moments later, the long-awaited sequel to what many call the world’s first viral video displays a collage of missiles, pumpjacks, a Nazi flag, a hurricane, and protest signs. Your eyes will immediately drop to the one that says…

RIP Robert Blakeley, Designer of the Fallout Shelter Sign RIP Robert Blakeley, Designer of the Fallout Shelter Sign

Designer Robert W. Blakeley isn’t a household name, but every American has seen his work. No, he wasn’t employed by Coca-Cola or Ford or Disney, but instead worked for the US government. Blakeley’s most famous design? He came up with the yellow and black fallout shelter sign. Sadly, he died last week at the age of 95.

These Are the Best Cities for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse These Are the Best Cities for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Everyone knows you’re better off avoiding large cities in the event of a zombie pandemic. But if you’re going to take the risk of living in a city anyway, which one has the best chance of making it through the apocalypse?

Meanwhile in the Future: The Earth Is Falling Into the Sun Meanwhile in the Future: The Earth Is Falling Into the Sun

The Earth, right now, is revolving around the sun at about 62,000 miles per hour. But what would happen if we slowed to a stop? At that point, the planet would have exactly 64 1/2 days before it crashed into the sun. In this week’s episode, we find out what would happen during those 64 1/2 days.

Apocalypse Preppers Are Using Pinterest to Plan for the End of the World Apocalypse Preppers Are Using Pinterest to Plan for the End of the World

Pinterest is a great place to plan for a fun birthday, a zesty cocktail party, a beautiful wedding, or… the apocalypse. No seriously, there's a whole subculture of so-called "Preppers" who maintain pinboards devoted to getting ready for the end of the world. It's more cheerful than it sounds.

Have a Blast Preparing for the End Times in This Luxurious Compound Have a Blast Preparing for the End Times in This Luxurious Compound

At first, this 4,000 square-foot cabin in Colorado seems like nothing more than a gorgeous high-elevation getaway. But then you start to notice a few things—signs that this place is for more than just maxing and relaxing. The helicopter pad. The UV cannons. This is some serious prepper porn.

The studio did not want to let James Franco and Seth Rogen play themselves in This is the End The studio did not want to let James Franco and Seth Rogen play themselves in This is the End

This is the End is a comedy in which Seth Rogen, James Franco and a host of celebrities play themselves, facing the end of the world. Does that sound like a weird concept for a film to you? It certainly sounded weird to studio execs, who fought hard against letting a host of famous people lampoon themselves — and die…

What if the world ended while you were at brunch? Watch It's a Disaster What if the world ended while you were at brunch? Watch It's a Disaster

Check out the very first trailer for apocalypse comedy It's a Disaster, starring Julia Stiles and David Cross doing what he does best (being insanely awkward). The movie asks, what if you had to spend the last hours of your life stuck in an uncomfortable brunch date with a bunch of 30-year-olds? Break out the group…

This Is the Exact Date When Our Computer World Ends This Is the Exact Date When Our Computer World Ends

The world didn't end last Friday just like the world didn't end in the year 2000, with failing computers deleting bank accounts and crashing airplanes. That doesn't mean the world isn't going to end. It will. And if we keep our current operating systems, this is the exact date when all goes poof: 15:30:08 UTC on…

8 Signs That Pop Culture Is Finally Done With the Apocalypse 8 Signs That Pop Culture Is Finally Done With the Apocalypse

The world has ended, civilization has collapsed, the undead hordes have overrun everything. We've seen the apocalypse so many times, even Roland Emmerich is bored with it. So what comes next? We've still got some apocalyptic movies to look forward to next year, and post-apocalyptic TV shows like Revolution and Walking…

8 of the Weirdest Predictions for the End of the World 8 of the Weirdest Predictions for the End of the World

We know that the world isn't going to end on the 21st of December (or at least isn't more likely to end then than any other day), but it's always nice to remember that there's a firm precedent for the world not ending on schedule. It didn't end in 1844, when William Miller and Samuel S. Snow convinced the Millerites…

12 Big City Scenes, Eerily Devoid of Human Life 12 Big City Scenes, Eerily Devoid of Human Life

What if we all disappeared tomorrow, leaving behind nothing but our stuff? That's what we asked in this week's Shooting Challenge. The results? Funny, clever, serene and often eery.

The Star Trek sequel will make you feel like you're really on a starship! The Star Trek sequel will make you feel like you're really on a starship!

Damon Lindelof reveals that J.J. Abrams's still untitled Star Trek sequel feels more real than any Star Trek we've seen before. Plus he promises we'll see a new side of Captain Kirk, and Benedict Cumberbatch's villain is pretty much the greatest thing ever!

Tons of New Rumors About Villains, Aliens, and Cameos in the Star Trek Sequel! Tons of New Rumors About Villains, Aliens, and Cameos in the Star Trek Sequel!

Tom Hiddleston reveals what he wants Loki to receive in Thor 2. The Amazing Spider-Man might be ridiculously short. James Cameron might partner with China for Avatar 2. Will James Bond be grappling with depression in Skyfall? Plus lots more on Prometheus and Men in Black 3!

The Complete Video Guide to the 2012 End of the World Imbecility The Complete Video Guide to the 2012 End of the World Imbecility

NASA has already spent some time explaining why all the 2012 End of the World theories are as stupid as those who postulate them. This video is not by NASA, but it summarizes things perfectly.

Live Coverage of the End of the World Live Coverage of the End of the World

Today is the first day of the end of the world, according to the predictions of unquestionably sane biblical mathematician Harold Camping—and we're bringing you to the Whore of Babylon herself, New York City, live via web stream. Watch as Christian souls are raptured to the sky! Listen as the angels sound the seven…

Has Any Apocalypse Movie Ever Truly Destroyed The World? Has Any Apocalypse Movie Ever Truly Destroyed The World?

Armageddon is promised in film after film, teased in marketing campaigns, salivated after by destructo-porn aficionados — but never comes. Call it destructus interruptus. The End of the World has only been delivered in one movie.

Convincing Your Girlfriend to Put Out on Film Because of the LHC Doomsday Is a Bad Idea Convincing Your Girlfriend to Put Out on Film Because of the LHC Doomsday Is a Bad Idea

Today we learn that you can get a frigid girl to not only put out, but to do it on film by playing the Large Hadron Collider card. (Baby! No one will see that video since the world is ending!)

End of the World Dated Again: 2012

No, the end won't happen because of the LHC. And it won't be a doomsday asteroid either. The answer: Sheep. At least one of them. The date: 2012. Hilarious. [Pasion Paris via Drawn via io9]

Reminder: World Ends Tomorrow, Have Sex, Don't Do Your Homework — Update: Apocalypse Delayed to September 10 Reminder: World Ends Tomorrow, Have Sex, Don't Do Your Homework — Update: Apocalypse Delayed to September 10

Hookay. So, you all know the Large Hadron Collider by now, the oh-so-pretty particle accelerator thingamajig that will implode taking the whole planet with it. Yeah, that one. Well, it is now T minus 24 hours from ignition. The end of the world, people. In fact, you have less than 24 hours to do everything you wanted…

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