End of the World

I'm Confused - Is The World Ending On 23 September (Again?)

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK

According to a tranche of ominous headlines in the press recently, you may be spending this Saturday wrestling with more than just your hangover. Whil...

End Of The Earth: Can We Tackle Climate Change Or Is It Too Late?

The Huffington Post | Dawn Kelly | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK

“The biggest threat to the environment is that we believe somebody else is going to do something about it,” we were told during our trip to Antart...

End Of The Earth: What It's Like To Live In The World's Most Inhospitable Place

The Huffington Post | Dawn Kelly | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK

There are no indigenous people in Antarctica. There are no trees in the driest, coldest place on Earth. For half the year there is no light, and for t...

Climate Refugees Confronted With The Effects Of Rising Seas

The Huffington Post | Dawn Kelly | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK

It has been predicted that by 2050, the number of climate refugees could rise to 50 million. The global sea level rose about eight inches in the l...

End Of The Earth: The Global Consequences Of Antarctica's Warming

The Huffington Post | Dawn Kelly | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK

2017 has already seen record lows for Antarctic sea ice which acts as the earth’s air conditioner regulating the global temperature and offsetting w...

End Of The Earth: Will Trump’s Climate Change Denial Be Tested?

The Huffington Post | Dawn Kelly | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK

Extreme weather-related disasters aren’t new but they are on the increase. Globally, the number of climate-related disasters has more than tripled s...

7 Videos Guaranteed to Make You Hate the World

Kylie Barton | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK
Kylie Barton

Why would you want to watch videos that make you angry? Well because as humans we have a nasty little habit of enjoying the sensation of hate, anger, injustice - we love a good old fist shake and finger point. We love the blame game, and most of all we love to feel like we can't affect change.

Doomsday Prophet Claims Mercury Transit Could Spell The End Of The World

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK

Mercury will make a rare move across the sun on Monday – an important celestial event for stargazers and a portent of doom for some religious conspi...

Christian Group Warns The World Will Be Annihilated On Wednesday

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

If you’ve any loose ends to tie up best do it quickly, for the world is set to end on Wednesday, a Christian group has warned. Coming just days ...

Solar Eclipse Armageddon Underway As Planet Assumes Slackjawed Zombie-Like Calm

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

They said it would be a day of judgement. A message from God for the entire world. A warning for mankind. Fire, brimstone and the apocalypse were...

The World Is Going To End Within 7 Years, Says Newspaper That Often Predicts Apocalypse

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK

The Daily Express has issued a doomsday warning over a terrifying religious prophecy which claims the Rapture will occur before 2021. Despite the f...

How Will The Universe End? Like This.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

This is it folks: the much predicted, always feared, occasionally delicious end of the universe. No, we don't mean that whole incredibly-depressing...

America Built This Massive Pyramid To 'Track The End Of The World'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech

The US Library of Congress has released a dramatic and haunting set of pictures of a giant pyramid it once built to track the end of the world. The...

Massive Asteroid Could Hit Earth In 2032, Say Ukrainian Scientists

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers in Ukraine say a deadly asteroid is likely to collide with the Earth in 2032. According to a Russian news service, researchers at an ob...

The Kidnap of Putin's Bottom

Nick Revell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Revell

When Russia arrested the crew of the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise in September for trying to mount a demonstration on an oil rig in the Barents Sea, it's fair to say that most of the earth's population felt relief that finally one of the world's largest military powers had found the courage to stand up to the bullying tactics of thirty environmental protestors armed with banners...

ON ... Is Elysium Fiction or Are We Truly Doomed?

Martin Treanor | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Tech
Martin Treanor

Last night I went to see the movie 'Elysium' and, apart from all the head-whirling action and natty technological advances, the one thing that nagged me pretty much all the way through was that the whole premise reminded me of a blog I read on Digg earlier in the week.

New Memory Stick Could Outlast Human Race

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have demonstrated the ability to make a memory stick that can write and retrieve data in a quadrillionth of a second, withstand 1000C heat ...

The Earth And All Humanity Is Doomed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech

The whole world is doomed. As the sun gets hotter, greater evaporation and chemical reactions with rainwater will take away more and more carbon di...

Extinction-Level Super Volcano Growing In The Pacific, Unfortunately

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Tech

Bad news, everyone - you have another near-certain world-ending catastrophe to look forward to. Scientists have confirmed that two continent-sized ...

WATCH: Asteroid That Could Hit Earth In 2036 Filmed In Near-Miss

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Tech

A massive asteroid which has a non-trivial chance of striking Earth in 2036 has been filmed in a near-miss with our planet. Apophis, named after an...

Not With a Bang But a Whimper

Marc DuBois | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK
Marc DuBois

The world did not end today. At least, not for you. Not for me. In places like Syria and Pakistan, individual worlds will come to an end because of hatred, greed and violence.

It's Not the End of the World, Yet

Andy Miah | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Andy Miah

However, that doesn't stop us from speculating over what it might mean, if it really was the end of the world. After all, we will be confronted with this at some point in the future, whether it is the Mayan predictions, global warming or some other global catastrophe.

Ridicule or Reason? How Should We Deal With Another Apocalypse?

Will Porter | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Politics
Will Porter

I personally favour calling people out over their predictions and asking for an apology. The videos and blogs should remain online with an additional retraction by the author as a monument to delusion and a warning to others.

Why Is the Ancient Mayan Prophecy That Today Is the End of the World So Popular?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

If there is a recurrent pattern through history of believing in imminent apocalypse, does this begin to reveal more about our psychology? 'Apocalypticism' appears linked to certain religious and personality outlooks.

Pictures Of The Day Live: 21st December 2012

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker and Gareth Richman | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...