You can survive the end of the world in these doomsday timeshares

A company called Terra Vivos is building underground timeshare communities "built to withstand a 50-megaton nuclear blast 10 miles away, 450mph winds, a magnitude-10 earthquake, 10 days of 1,250°F surface fires, and three weeks beneath any flood." Asteroids, nuclear war or angels with trumpets—you'll survive them all… » 9/16/13 5:18pm 9/16/13 5:18pm

A simple idea that could prevent future nuclear disasters like Fukushima

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011 was caused in part by flooding that killed the power generators needed to maintain the plant's monitoring and cooling system. So, how could you prevent something like this in the future? How about by making systems that are self-powering, relying on the energy produced… » 10/26/12 2:15pm 10/26/12 2:15pm

Three-Eyed Fish Discovered Near Argentinian Nuclear Facility

Well this is unsettling. The fish you're looking at was recently caught in an Argentinian reservoir lake. The thing is, it's a reservoir lake that a nearby nuclear facility just happens to pump water into on a regular basis, meaning this is one of those rare examples where a three-eyed animal isn't cool. » 10/28/11 5:48pm 10/28/11 5:48pm

Everything You Need to Know About Nuclear Power and the Fukushima Plant…

Since the Japan earthquake hit, it seems like the story surrounding the Fukushima Nuclear Power plant has changed every 10 minutes, making it tough to keep up on the latest developments. Luckily there's no shortage of informed individuals and organizations keeping track of what's going on. » 3/15/11 7:20am 3/15/11 7:20am

Worst Postapocalyptic Game Of Death Ever

A nuclear holocaust has caused a new ice age and all but wiped out humanity... and the survivors kill time with pointless murder games. Robert Altman's Quintet has two of the greatest movie concepts in history jammed together, in a quintessentially 1970s blend of apocalypse and wacky death game. No wonder Paul Newman… » 3/13/08 11:20am 3/13/08 11:20am

Aircraft Carrier Condominiums In A Post-Nuclear Junkyard

Fallout 3 comes out later this year. Like the first two games, it's all about surviving in a post-nuclear world full of mutants, radiation, and other bad stuff that wants to kill you. In the concept artwork above, you can see how mankind has adapted to what's left of the world by building a makeshift bridge to a… » 2/15/08 2:30pm 2/15/08 2:30pm

You Have Ten Seconds To Reach Minimum Safe Distance



Science fiction has always had a dark obsession with destroying things, and spaceships are a constant target. When not worrying about enemy ships fragging them to pieces, crews have to worry self-destruct sequences, on-board bombs, lousy construction, bad driving, and suicidal commanders who seem hell-bent on… » 2/12/08 11:20am 2/12/08 11:20am