From avian flu to zombies, there is an apocalyptic scenario for every letter of the alphabet. But the really weird ones tend to be religious.
They told us we were special.
You should keep these five everyday items handy to help you survive and stay sane through almost any apocalypse.
A zombie invasion or a nuclear fallout or a declaration of martial law is much speedier and more cinematic than climate change, even if we keep being told we’re frogs in a pot that’s coming to a boil.
If today isn’t an end, and it isn’t, then it is a beginning.
Were the Mayans on Eastern Standard Time? Central Standard Time? Is everything just going to happen all at once, or at midnight in each individual time zone?
Actually make a recipe from one of the cooking shows you watch so often, even if it comes out looking (or tasting) absolutely nothing like what it’s supposed to.
No one ever pictures themselves as the people who die at the beginning of the horror movie, or one of the already long-since zombified by the time Rick wakes up from his coma on The Walking Dead. But the fact is, that’s what most of us are.
You can memorize as many quotes from Bertrand Russell and Benjamin Franklin as you like, but few will put the argument to rest as quickly as “I don’t know.”
So often, single folks grumble over their loneliness and are told to relax because, “It’s not the end of the world.” Well now it is, and most people aren’t keen on the idea of dying without arms to rest in, or a hand to hold.