This Walking Lego Steampunk Ship is Terrifying!

As far as post-apocalyptic, steampunk-themed trading ships go, this MOC build is pretty impressive. Jason Allemann's landship, Amagosa, is based on the "Strandbeest," a badass kinetic sculpture created by Theo Jansen. It's mesmerizing to watch this Lego machine in action, but the tarantula-esque movements of the… » 6/23/13 3:27pm 6/23/13 3:27pm

First trailers for The 100, The Originals and even more CW shows

Newly crowned king of all sexy scifi series, The CW is rolling out five new trailers for their new crop of TV shows. Get the first look at The 1oo (including your first look at the mutant deer from the book series that inspired the show), The Originals and new footage from The Tomorrow People and Star-Crossed. » 6/04/13 7:30am 6/04/13 7:30am

13 Post-Apocalyptic Stories That Actually Teach Valuable Lessons

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A lot of post-apocalyptic tales look really awesome with their explosions and rotting monsters, but they don't have a lot of philosophical depth. Here are 13 stories about armageddon that actually teach valuable lessons about the real world — and its demise. » 5/24/13 10:32am 5/24/13 10:32am

Is the Governor the true hero of The Walking Dead?!

No, he’s not. Not even close. But I had a few questions about my views on The Walking Dead season 3, its finale and my recap this week, so I thought I’d address them. Plus, “Postal Apocalypse” looks at the future of genetics, nerd apparel, and the inevitable decline of civilization! Read on, but don’t forget to send… » 4/03/13 8:00am 4/03/13 8:00am

The greatest homes made from shipping containers around the world

The relatively cheap shipping container is a good foundation for a strong, mobile, and post-apocalyptic home. In the last two decades, architects have been incorporating shipping containers into everything from schools to houses — for aesthetic reasons, but also out of economic necessity. Here are some of their most… » 3/12/13 3:11pm 3/12/13 3:11pm

Rapturepalooza shows what's really going to happen when the devil takes…

The red band Rapturepalooza trailer has Wraiths, screaming bugs, blood rain and one horny played by Craig Robinson. Penned by the writer who gave us Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure we're ready to see how the rapture could be made a bit more humorous. Plus, we'll watch Rob Corddry and Ken Jeong in anything they make. » 3/06/13 8:00am 3/06/13 8:00am

Sad Max chronicles one man's mad quest to write a musical in the…

The apocalypse has its downsides. There's the lack of food, the crushing loneliness, the cannibals roving the streets. But on the upside, you have plenty of time to do all those things you never got around to. In the case of Max, the protagonist (and, in fact, the only character) of the online film Sad Max, "all… » 3/18/12 8:30am 3/18/12 8:30am

The perfect DiY underground house for post-apocalyptic living

This apocalypse-ready house is sunk deep beneath the Earth, located in a remote area of Saskatchewan, Canada, and it comes equipped with a stove made from an old barrel and an indoor rabbit hutch. And it could be yours if you want to trade some land or a nice vehicle for it. No, this isn't Thunderdome of the Great… » 9/28/11 8:00am 9/28/11 8:00am