The whole point of a post-apocalyptic story is that someone survives. But when you have a calamity that wipes out 99.9 percent of all humans, then how exactly do you explain the survivors? In honor of the new Maze Runner movie, here are the 14 dumbest ways people survive the apocalypse.
Whenever you see a beloved classic getting reinvented for the big screen, you hear that the people involved were huge fans of the original. Studio execs at a Comic-Con panel today said they make sure that fans are part of the creative process on a big project—but not for the reason you might think.
I was twelve the first time I read Stephen King’s The Stand. My dad read it before I did. We were on vacation, and I saw him with the paperback, the edition with the silver binding and blue-black cover. There was a face on the cover—a mysterious, spooky sort of face, creepy and weirdly beautiful. I saw that face, and…
There’s yet another teaser for Spider-Man’s presence in Civil War. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 has a surprising nod to another Michael Bay franchise. Another Thick of It star joins Doctor Who. Plus, an update on the Power Rangers film, more Ant-Man footage, and a new look at The Strain season 2. Behold, Spoilers!
It’s the end of the world as we know it — but is that necessarily a bad thing? While most apocalyptic stories depict humanity struggling in the aftermath of a huge disaster, some post-apocalyptic worlds seem like they might be a nice place to spend a vacation, free from the stresses of modern life.
After Stephen King said not to count on The Stand being only one film, writer-director Josh Boone confirms that it won't. It's going to be four.
Stephen King just revealed that the movie adaptation of his classic post-apocalyptic book The Stand may be split into two different movies. And if you're read the work, you know that's probably a good thing.
Could Superman actually face the music for his actions in Man of Steel? The members of Amazing Spider-Man's Secret Six may not be whom you're expecting. A Doctor Who rumor gets an intriguing non-denial. See tons of clips and promos for Gotham, Doctor Who, Defiance and Star Wars: Rebels. Spoilers right now!
There's casting news from Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, Jurassic World, and The Stand. Godzilla's screenwriter talks about the character's relevance in the modern world. And John Barrowman talks Arrow's finale, and a possible return to Torchwood. Spoilers now!
John Hodgman is the world's foremost expert on all things canny and uncanny, and everything in between. And today marks the release of Ragnarok, his one-hour comedy special about the apocalypse, via Netflix. To celebrate, we talked to him about the meaning of apocalyptic stories, and why he doesn't love zombies.
Sometimes the simplest things are the most useful, but rarely something makes me shake my head at how clever and cool it is like the Pocket Tripod 360º has. I keep thinking "why didn't someone do this before" and "what a great idea that I wish I'd thought of." I'm still blown away that the angle is adjustable like…
Revolution started out as a show about America becoming a third-world country. And last night's episode showed what happens when someone gets first-world weapons. The result is sort of like the Star Trek episode where Kirk and the Klingons start giving people flintlocks. Spoilers ahead...
Check out the first teaser trailer for Game of Thrones season three! Also, there are tons of new images and videos from the set of Thor: The Dark World. Transformers 4 might head to China. Chris Pine talks Kirk's journey in Star Trek Into Darkness. Plus Doctor Who, Fringe, and more!
"Dear Gizmodo," the email started, "I would like to introduce our new product." I could have never imagined that such a neutral phrase was hiding the best phone stand ever created by mankind, one that can store your headphones and act as a keyring and make your phone look like a duck face.
It's called The Hipster, it's made of a pelvis and it's an iPad stand. The possibilities are endless, but I would just leave all the stupid jokes for you to make in the comments. Enjoy! [Dublin Design Lab]
If you're so rugged you demand your technology is teamed with accessories that look like they should form part of an engine, this is definitely the iPad stand for you. It even has a manly name: this is the Rokstand.
Folding things is awesome. Laptops, pizza, gymnasts—foldable things are fun and great. So this foldable iPhone/iPod stand from XtremeMac better not suck or it's going to take a dump all over my foldy worldview.
The latest office trend sweeping the nation is stand up desks, according to the Wall Street Journal. A growing number of employees at companies like Facebook and Google are tossing aside their chair and asking to work while standing.
If you're hooked on Apple's Smart Cover design and you've wished you could somehow mimic its propping functionality on your laptop, AViiQ's Portable Quick Stand might work for you.