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The End of the World

What is the End of the World ?

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2016 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Every year of the calendar, for ages and ages, up to and including this year, there have been religious persons convinced that the end of the world wa...

What I Believe About the End of the World

Ryan Phipps | Posted 06.27.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

Sagan did not believe that the end of civilization would come about by the will of a god or gods. He believed it would come about by the actions of human beings.

Discovering Prince Edward Island and Buying a House at the End of the World

Holly Robinson | Posted 10.02.2016 | Travel
Holly Robinson

A few years after first discovering Prince Edward Island as a single mom with two young children, I invited my second husband, Dan, to see the island for the first time. I was beyond nervous. What if Dan saw this island and shrugged his shoulders?

The Mayan Calendar and End of the World Hoopla

Liz Smith | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media
Liz Smith

To the crazies who are grafting zombies and vampires onto Christmas, I say phooey, fake, outrageous and as old Major Hoople would say, "Fap to you!"

Our Nostradamus Age

Stéphane Gerson | Posted 12.20.2012 | Weird News
Stéphane Gerson

The Mayan calendar will come and go but the quatrains are bound to endure. Living in a Nostradamus age, it turns out, is not the end of the world.

WATCH: It's The End Of The World

Posted 12.20.2012 | Entertainment

According to the Mayan calendar, the world is supposed to end on Dec. 21. If that happens, audiences won't get to see "This Is The End," which is too ...

When The World Ends, You'll Want To Hear These Songs

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.17.2012 | Weird News

Are you all ready for the world to end? Do you have enough dry foods, water, guns, and cheesy paperback novels to last through armegeddon? Are y...

Black Boots for the End of the World

Lisa Solod | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Lisa Solod

If we, too, many years ago discussed in heated terms the world's probable doom, if we fought against our own existential crises, we also tamped down our fears down enough to bring our children into the world. Was that an act of faith or foolishness?

How Can You Expect Me To Be Funny When The World's Going To End?

Meghan O'Keefe | Posted 05.31.2012 | Comedy
Meghan O'Keefe

It's time to get serious. Women aren't funny and the world is going to end this year. Given these two indisputable truths, it's time for me to quit comedy and devote my life to preparing for the apocalypse.

Jason Linkins

Media Experts Grapple With The End Of The World | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.07.2011 | Media

Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. But regardless of how the apocalypse goes down, one question rages: how will the media cover it?...

WATCH: Americans With Hateful Faces Speak Out On ONN

Posted 12.05.2011 | Comedy

The season two premiere of The Onion News Network was all about the end of the world, but that didn't stop the broadcast from taking time to look at t...

How the Rapture Is Like Clairol Hair Conditioner for Men

Stanley Bing | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

You can fool the American consumer once, maybe even twice, if he or she wants to buy what you're selling, but in the end you have to give the public the real thing or it's going to just move on and leave you in the dust, waiting for the second coming.

9 Ways To Tell The World Is Over

The Huffington Post | Jake Bialer | Posted 07.19.2011 | Comedy

So Harold Camping and his followers suspect that May 21, this Saturday, is Judgement Day - the end of the world. We've already covered reasons the w...

Top 21 Reasons Why May 21 Is Not The End

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy

Never mind 2012. Rumors are growing that the world will end in 2011. Those who claim to have knowledge of the situation say "Judgment Day" will tak...

The New Survivalism

New York Times | Alex Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

THE traditional face of survivalism is that of a shaggy loner in camouflage, holed up in a cabin in the wilderness and surrounded by cases of canned g...