The Apocalypse rules pop culture. Half the biggest literary novels these days are apocalyptic, and meanwhile The Walking Dead is a huge hit. Post-apocalyptic stories are what space opera was in the Space Age. But what are they about? Here are 10 types of apocalypses, and what they each signify.
This year’s genre television gave us high highs and low lows—sometimes on the same show! In no particular order, we’ve rounded up the year’s best moments, along with some of the absolute worst. SPOILERS AHEAD.
Remember Left Behind? It was cheesy and had way too much Kirk Cameron. Anyway, now HBO has a new J.J. Abrams-directed show called Leftovers, which tells the tale of people left on Earth, post-rapture. And you can stream the first episode for free on Yahoo.
Tons of brand new science fiction, fantasy and horror television is coming to get you through the hot, hot months of summer. And we've got the ultimate list. Here's our complete guide to the only television you should bother with this summer.
It's a scientific fact that all food (except pizza) tastes worse the next day. That Peking Chicken is not going to be very appetizing tomorrow, which is why it's just going to fester in the back of your fridge—until you discover the moldy box weeks later and toss it into the garbage while having a dry-heaving fit.
Something really weird happens between the time you put your dinner in the fridge and the time you heat it up the next day. Once heavenly fried chicken deflates into a soggy mess; perfect salad wilts; even basic pasta turns into dense sludge.
Microwaves don't just use magic to heat up food, they use real microwaves too. Here's what those invisible microwaves look like.