Two souls form a strange friendship on an island in a river to Hell

Like so many other souls living in the world of the webcomic Judecca (NSFW), Sharky lives a shabby life, spending his days in Sisyphean labor and his evenings with too little warmth and too little food in the company of his rabbit roommate, while his own body becomes more like a shark's. But when a mysterious mute girl … » 12/14/13 8:30am 12/14/13 8:30am

First English Trailer and Clips from Roland Emmerich's Post-Apocalyptic …

Roland Emmerich may have stopped directing apocalyptic films after 2012 and The Day After Tomorrow, but he's still interested in the apocalypse. At least, Emmerich has produced a new film, Hell. We brought you a German-language trailer back in August, but here are two clips, plus an actual English-language trailer. » 6/27/12 5:05pm 6/27/12 5:05pm

Belief in an angry God is the strongest predictor of a country's crime…

When it comes to predicting a country's crime rate, sociologists typically look at such factors as income inequality and GDP. But new research suggests that a better place to look might be inside the religious beliefs of the population — or more accurately, their belief in Hell and the prospect of eternal damnation. » 6/20/12 10:40am 6/20/12 10:40am

Spend a lovely day with the kids at Thailand's Hell torture theme park

90 minutes outside of Bangkok sits the Wang Saen Suk Hell Park, one of several "hell gardens" that can be found throughout Thailand. At this tourist destination, you can pack a picnic and ramble around the charming sculpture garden, which depicts sinners being eviscerated wholesale in the Buddhist underworld. » 6/05/12 9:50am 6/05/12 9:50am

A Hobbit Guest Star Confirmed. Plus Who Won't Return in Iron Man 3 and

Robert Downey Jr. explains how The Avengers fits in thematically with the Iron Man solo films... and drops some Sherlock Holmes 3 hints. Chris Pine tells us what to expect from Star Trek 2, and hints he might star in a most unlikely genre film. There are huge hints for Iron Man 3 and The Hobbit. Will both realities… » 4/26/12 6:00am 4/26/12 6:00am

If you're going to hell, pray you don't get sent to the Chinese version

We're big fans of Hieronymus Bosch-style artwork showing the Christian Hell in all its glory — but Bosch pales in comparison to this art collection of (what we're assuming) is Chinese Hell. There's one form of punishment that's just needle rain and another that's some sort of a bee and scorpion tornado. » 11/08/11 1:40pm 11/08/11 1:40pm