The destructive power of nuclear bombs has been seared into our collective memory, thanks to archival images of the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. There’s the blast itself, and then all the radioactive fallout to contend with. A new interactive map shows what the damage from fallout would be if nuclear bombs…
Fallout 4 is launching soon, and with it comes a smartphone-holding Pipboy you can actually use. But if you don’t feel like strapping a giant hunk of plastic to your wrist, here’s a very simple hack that will improve your Apple Watch tenfold.
Earlier this month, ThreeZero revealed they were making some beautiful, 1:6 scale figures based on the post-apocalyptic RPG series Fallout. But if your budget doesn’t quite stretch to “ridiculously cool/expensive toys”, these new figures might just fit the bill: A fraction of the cost, but still completely awesome.
The brilliant designs of the post-apocalyptic Fallout series have long been yearning to get turned into awesome toys. And while we’re getting some cutesy Funko Pops based on the series, a new line of figures from the folks over at Threezero is giving us a much more faithful—and pricier—batch of figures.
During their presentation at the E3 show today, Bethesda didn’t just talk about Fallout 4; as it turns out, there’s also a Fallout game for mobile. And even better, it’s available right now (on iPad, at least).
This week saw the announcement of Fallout 4 — and just in time was the announcement that Funko are continuing to somehow get their hands on every brand around, with new toys based on the franchise. Stop gathering your bottlecaps, because these little guys will be the new way we barter in the nuclear apocalypse.
Lois Lane heads from the pages of DC Comics to her very own Young Adult novel this May, but you can read a teaser of what's to come with this new short story from Gwenda Bond detailing the young Lois' first day at a new school — and she's already getting herself primed for a future career at the Daily Planet.
A few years back, it seemed that DC Comics wasn't interested in licensing a YA novel series around Lois Lane, but fortunately, times are a-changing. A Lois Lane novel, titled Fallout, is due out next year.
Some of the biggest creators in comics are making their own versions of the fantastical Little Nemo comics, and you can help bring their creations into print. Plus, you can fund another season of the Fallout fan series Nuka Break and a comic that combines hardboiled crime novels with nursery rhymes.
You're out wandering the wasteland when suddenly your Geiger counter stars going berserk. Oh no, you've been irradiated! No worries, the Department of Defense has you covered. Just pop some Ex-Rad pills and you'll be fine.
Late last year, the government conducted a study to discern what happens if DC is hit with a 10-kiloton nuke. Would it be good, or would it be bad? The results are in, and surprise! It would be very, very bad.
One of the perks of making dreamy, hazy music is that it lends itself to wacky music videos. The Adult Swim-produced video for Neon Indian's oozy synth track "Fallout" is a gorgeous, nearly-NSFW mashup of 80's car cartoons and boobs.
For the first time since the tsunami-induced meltdown at a Fukushima power plant, Japanese health officials have discovered excessive concentrations of radioactive cesium in rice harvested from the region.
CONELRAD recently posted a great piece that explores the origin of the famous fallout shelter sign that appeared across the country at the height of the Cold War. Worn and rusted, you can still see some of them today as lasting symbols of the atomic age.
Fallout fan and Instructables user Rabdiga wanted to build a musical instrument that could be easily assembled during the end of days. His idea? A charming pan pipe made out of used bullet casings:
Everybody loves battle armor — it's stylish and allows you to kill more people without ruining your stylish evening wear. And the next best thing to wearing armor is drooling over concept art of armor. Here's some of our favorites.
Fall is here and the weather is slowly getting colder. What does that mean? It's time to stay inside, get warm and play some video games. Here are the best video games available right now.
As the nuclear arms race exploded (sorry) in the 1950s, scientists and the politicians that funded them still weren't exactly sure what their new superweapons would do. Their solution? A crack team of 250 Hollywood elites to film massive explosions.
Fallout megafan Ryan Palser has made a fantastic replica of the Fallout 3's A3-21 Plasma Rifle. The attention to detail is splendid, and we hope he makes more. Ryan, if you're reading—Brotherhood of Steel helmet next, please!
It's been 25 years since Chernobyl fallout contaminated flora and fauna in Europe, but German hunting officials are still dealing with rising numbers of radioactive wild boars. But why?