NASA Posts Video 10 Days Early Explaining Why the World Didn't End

The world will not end on December 21st, 2012. The government is sure of it and so is NASA. In fact, NASA is so confident that the world will not on that day, that it has already published the December 22nd, 2012 ScienceCast video explaining why the world didn't end the day before. Heady. » 12/12/12 1:24pm 12/12/12 1:24pm

Be Afraid: The Government Denies the World Is Ending on December 21st

According to many doomsday theories, the world is set to end on December 21st 2012. It seems so many people are worried about this that the United States government has gone so far as to officially deny the rumors on the USA.gov blog. Before we were pretty sure these theories were rubbish, but now that the government… » 12/05/12 1:40pm 12/05/12 1:40pm

Mayan Pyramid Fires Energy Beam Into the Sky or iPhone Sensor Glitch?

As if it wasn't enough with imbeciles claiming that the Earth will be consumed by a supernova or a hungry black hole in 2012, now we are getting photos of Mayan pyramids firing energy beams into the sky. Great. Just great. » 2/28/12 7:20pm 2/28/12 7:20pm

The Complete Video Guide to the 2012 End of the World Imbecility

NASA has already spent some time explaining why all the 2012 End of the World theories are as stupid as those who postulate them. This video is not by NASA, but it summarizes things perfectly. » 1/04/12 4:44am 1/04/12 4:44am

NASA: We Aren't Going to Be Consumed By a Black Hole, You 2012 Doomsday …

NASA has published another article debunking yet another doomsday imbeciles' theory: cosmic alignment between Sun, Earth and the huge black hole at the center of the galaxy will destroy planet Earth. Like, for real. » 12/22/11 7:10am 12/22/11 7:10am

Family Time Is Now Gadget Time

Kids are texting so much it's literally affecting their health; the President's secret iPad may or may not have a receipt; and today we learned over at the New York Times that families are too busy staring at screens to give a shit about family anymore. Are we beyond hope? » 5/01/11 10:00pm 5/01/11 10:00pm

George Lucas Doesn't Think the World Will End in 2012, But is

Seems comedian Seth Rogen used comedic license when recalling his conversation with Lucas about 2012's doomsday. Never! Lucas' rep did say however that George is "an adamant believer that the world is flat, that Stonehenge was built by aliens..." » 1/20/11 4:00pm 1/20/11 4:00pm

How a Soviet Doomsday Master Missile Looks and Works

Yesterday we learnt that the Soviets still have a working doomsday system in place. This is an SS-17 ICBM master missile, which are launched first. Once they are in the skies, they activate the launch for all the Russian nukes. » 9/25/09 11:00am 9/25/09 11:00am

Get Nervous: Rusty Soviet Doomsday System Still Turned On

Wired Magazine has a fascinating article on the doomsday system that was built by the Soviets 25 years ago. It was designed to obliterate the US no matter what happened to the USSR—and it still works today. Shiver. » 9/23/09 10:00am 9/23/09 10:00am