Roman crocodile armor is the closest thing reality has to Dungeons &…

In the past, we've examined some hilarious forms of body armor for both human and hound.But in terms of sheer flamboyance, it's hard to beat this suit of Roman crocodile armor from the third century, AD. » 9/04/12 4:10pm 9/04/12 4:10pm

The Amazing Seductiveness of a Cult Leader Who Knows the Future...…

What if you were introduced to a spiritual guru who claimed to have traveled back in time from the year 2054? What would it take to make you believe her? Those are some of the questions raised by The Sound of My Voice, the Sundance sensation that's coming to select theaters on April 27. » 4/19/12 6:20am 4/19/12 6:20am

The catchiest New Wave song (written by a doomsday cult) of all time

This is the 1980s toe-tapper "Cathy Don't Go" (lyrics and en Español), an earworm New Wave number that almost certainly ripped off Survivor's "Jackie Don't Go." Unlike Survivor's ditty, "Cathy Don't Go" was written by the evangelical doomsday cult The Family International about how the Antichrist is controlling us through… » 1/04/12 3:00pm 1/04/12 3:00pm

Heaven's Gate UFO Cult Sneakers - Creepy, Wrong, or Fake?

Click to view » 11/08/08 5:00pm 11/08/08 5:00pm Rumors are swirling that Nike discontinued work on this sweet black-and-purple prototype Dunk shoe because it reminded consumers too much of the . Really? On the blog, they offer up this image of the shoe side-by-side with one of the victims of the Heaven's Gate suicide to prove their point. So, the idea …

Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid of These Science Fictional Cults

Much like the present, the future has its share of cults and fringe religions. Some are scams, some are a genuine search for enlightenment, and some are simply a fanatical devotion to a single person or task. Want to stay clear of cultish influence? We give you a who’s who of cults from science fiction, and tell you… » 10/02/08 11:45am 10/02/08 11:45am

Scars Of Youth Trailer Opens Doors To Zombie Youth Cult

We already showed you the crazy stills from John R. Hand's latest indie film featuring creepy burn scar zombies that will supposedly live forever, thanks to their secret zombie juice. Now take a look at the equally confusing trailer for Scars Of Youth. Hand's dark and arty look into a post-apocalyptic world 200 years… » 7/16/08 8:20am 7/16/08 8:20am