Destroying the internet is actually pretty fun

The most challenging level of Dikembe Mutombo's 4½ Weeks to Save the World has just been released. Dikembe and Science are donning their most festive of holiday* sweaters, exchanging holiday* gifts, when they realize what they've been fighting all along — the INTERNET. » 12/19/12 8:59am 12/19/12 8:59am

Win Stuff While Saving the World

There's little more than a week left on Earth (thanks, Mayans). Former NBA player and current Old Spice Champion Dikembe Mutombo needs your help in his quest to add more time to the calendar. And if you play, you can enter to win a seriously dazzling prize pack that includes items featured in the world-saving game » 12/12/12 8:59am 12/12/12 8:59am

Help prevent the apocalypse alongside Dikembe Mutombo and Science the…

According to the Mayan Calendar, we are all hurtling toward inescapable destruction. On December 21, the world will cease to be. What better way to help prevent the apocalypse than to join former NBA player and current Old Spice Champion Dikembe Mutombo in his quest to add more time to the calendar? » 12/06/12 10:30am 12/06/12 10:30am

Wine pairings for the post-apocalypse: What to drink with rats, dog…

Let's say that in your post-apocalyptic wanderings, you stumble across a home or restaurant with a particularly sturdy—and well stocked—wine cellar. Suddenly you have a plethora of varietals at your fingertips, but your daily diet still consists of SPAM, small rodents, and MREs. How do you know which wines will best… » 11/25/12 7:00am 11/25/12 7:00am

The Most Disturbing Twilight Products OF ALL TIME

Back in 2009, we started keeping tabs on the terrible, horrible things that started trundling out on the internet shortly after the peak of Twilight fandom. And as the years passed, the Twilight merchandise only got weirder. Cold sparkle dildos, Edward-shaped body pillows, and now bloody Bella tampon tea. Yep we've… » 11/14/12 1:24pm 11/14/12 1:24pm

10 Ways Geoengineering Could Save the World

The climate is changing. It was bound to happen, whether humans intervened or not. The Earth has gone through so many climate changes over its 4.5 billion years of life that it's enough to make your head spin — or melt, or get eroded by corrosive elements in the atmosphere, depending on what geological era you lived… » 11/09/12 10:22am 11/09/12 10:22am

Survival books to keep on your bookshelf in case of the apocalypse

When the apocalypse strikes, you probably won't have access to the Internet. That means no Google, no Wikipedia, and, if you haven't prepared, no cheat sheet to help you through the tough times. Here are a few books you might want to have on hand in case the worst happens. Just remember to keep a back-up pair of… » 10/30/12 4:06pm 10/30/12 4:06pm

Behold, the Aztec mecha and Mayan cyborgs of our Mesoamerican future

The works of Mexico City artist Raul Cruz envision a far-off future where Aztec and Mayan aesthetics mesh with yet-to-be-invented technologies. » 2/14/12 8:25am 2/14/12 8:25am