Humans have often feared that the apocalypse is nigh. So why does it feel like things are worse now than they’ve ever been? And what, if anything, can we do about it?
Some late night, end-of-the-world reading anyone?
Turns out, the app that is mostly used to pay for your share of Ubers and bar tabs is also a fantastic way to be there for someone when they are in crisis.
Please be George Clooney, please be George Clooney.
"I have a lot of bad days, but on my good days, I quilt."
Spoiler: there is no limit to what people will stick up their butts.
When catastrophe strikes, who you gonna call? Turns out, there are teams of people across the country, ready and willing to head straight into the arms of the next destructive event.
I talked to some experts to find out if my recurring apocalyptic dreams were trying to tell me something.
Always trust your belly buzzer / spidey sense / bullshit meter.
Prepare your passwords, email, and Facebook for when the unthinkable happens.
You might be able to survive at home, but this is the REAL test.
A shopping list for the (almost) apocalypse.
Because they act like they're out to get themselves.
Warning: this is much harder than you think it will be.
FYI, a blue whale's arteries are so big you could swim through them.
Don't shuffle off this mortal coil without making plans for your meat sack.
High living during low times.
"Some days you remember that you're saving people's lives and privileged to know their deepest, darkest secrets. Some days all you do is pull objects out of people's butts and subdue wildly drunken assholes for their own good."
It's made out of just three ingredients.
From the outside, the CDC campus in Atlanta looks fairly nondescript. But inside one of its buildings — a "box within a box" — scientists study some of the most dangerous threats to humanity.
From hitting up Costco to learning how to hunt.
After my husband died, my father died, and I lost my second pregnancy — all in the span of six weeks — everyone wanted to know how I was doing. And everyone heard the same thing: "I’m fine.”
Everyone is worried the end is nigh, so we might as well talk about it.
Millions of Americans may identify as “preppers,” but most don’t have massive stockpiles of guns, dress in camo, or live off the grid. They’re more like Lisa Bedford, the "Survival Mom," who’s built a massive following simply by suggesting that being ready — for a financial crisis, for a massive natural disaster, for a terrorist attack — is just common sense.