All the Failed Predictions of When the World Will End

It's almost become not crazy to predict when the world will end because so many crazy people do it all the freaking time. But look, we're all still here. Nothing has ended. The world is still here. To keep track of all the crazies, information design agency Accurat created a graphic to show just who has been… » 7/30/13 11:02pm 7/30/13 11:02pm

Testing Microphones with Rockstars from Apollo Run and OK Go

When it came time to review Blue's Spark Digital microphone, we could have put a few mics in a row, sang a little, played a little guitar, then scrutinized the sounds. Or we could have talented musicians from two amazing bands create an all-new song for us. » 12/17/12 11:00am 12/17/12 11:00am

If the Rapture Really Happened, It Would Look Like This

Do you remember the Rapture? Yeah, the idea of people freaking disappearing was so hilariously dumb. It never happened! But if it did, it would totally look like Greg Condon's 'drop-motion animation'. Watch him disappear over and over again and just leave behind a pile of clothes. [Vimeo via The Awesomer] » 11/16/12 1:00am 11/16/12 1:00am

Hey, It's Been One Year Since the Rapture and Nobody Is Floating Yet

Remember the rapture? You know, that absurd concept that one day all good Christians will physically float to the clouds to meet God? Today is the first anniversary and the nutters who believe that they will physically defy gravity and fly like Superman one day—like evangelist Harold Camping' pictured—are still here,… » 5/21/12 10:30pm 5/21/12 10:30pm

Six Tools to Survive the Rapture (Again)

Okay, so we sort of blew it back in May. False alarm! All of you non-believers with your funny jokes might have missed the part where THE REAL RAPTURE IS TODAY AND YOU ARE NOT PREPARED. But don't worry (unless your worry is for your eternal soul)—Giz can get you through this. » 10/21/11 4:18pm 10/21/11 4:18pm

Failed Prophet Harold Camping Moved to Nursing Home

Last month, 89-year-old apocalypse forecaster Harold Camping suffered a stroke, likely related to the cumulative stress of having failed to deliver on big rapture promises. » 7/06/11 4:20am 7/06/11 4:20am

Rapture Predictor's Website Gets Convenient Redesign

So what do you do when you spend a mammoth amount of time and money to warn people that the world is going to end—and it doesn't? Just pretend it never happened. » 5/23/11 10:48am 5/23/11 10:48am

Legendary Skater Tony Hawk (And Many Others) Joins Rapture Bomb…

So, the world didn't end. Sort of anticlimactic, no? But the apocalyptic letdown didn't stop you guys from pulling off some
fantastic rapture bombs.
We've got another batch of our favorite bombs—plus super grindmaster
Tony Hawk rapturing himself. » 5/23/11 10:00am 5/23/11 10:00am

Harold Camping 'Flabbergasted' The World Did Not End

Harold Camping speaks! The 89-year-old Nostradamus from Northern California, who spent millions of his followers' dollars to get out the word that the world was ending on Saturday, has been noticeably silent since that day came and went rather unremarkably. But he's at last ready to talk — and oy, what a weekend.… » 5/23/11 6:20am 5/23/11 6:20am

The Best Rapture Bomb Pictures

OH MY GOD. The Rapture is really happening! Just look at all the people disappearing in these pictures. Well, that's what we want people to think. Here are the best #rapturebomb pictures so far. » 5/21/11 2:00pm 5/21/11 2:00pm

All the Essential Gear You Need for The Rapture

The world is ending tomorrow. Maybe. Odds are, if you're a Gizmodo reader, you'll be stuck down here with the rest of us sinners—pick up this apocalyptic hardware beforehand. » 5/20/11 4:00pm 5/20/11 4:00pm