Archive for Apocalypse

Weird Video of the Week

Posted in Life, War, Weird Videos with tags , , , , , , on March 7, 2014 by Stephanie Selby

Another Friday to share something new. I would have like to make you all a new video myself, but currently my computer and I are going through a breakup and I’m looking for a new electronic companion.

In the meantime I’d like to show you an eerie little advertisement that shows how war can drastically change a child’s life in a single year. Share how you feel in the comments.

Weird Video of the Week

Posted in Apocalypse, Creepypasta, Monsters, Science, Science Fiction, Uncategorized, Weird Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 21, 2014 by Stephanie Selby

This week’s narration is a very short story about the end of humanity cause by our own mistakes. This tale is by one of the best creepypasta writers on the internet! Enjoy.

I would also like to note for transparency’s sake that I am not a YouTube partner or anything of the sort, so I don’t make money from my videos. If that should ever change, I will take any and all stories by Slimebeast off my account.

Exit Mundi: The Many Ways the World Will End

Posted in Apocalypse, Dangerous Diseases, Insanity, Nuclear War, Science, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 14, 2014 by Stephanie Selby

end-world-survival-guide-staying-alive-during-zombie-apocalypse.w654Who’s up for a little something new?

Surely it’s a gross understatement when it’s said there’s a lot of strange things to be found on the internet. Most of its creepier aspects are not fit to be shared, but I’m happy to show all of you one of my personal favorites. It’s a website called Exit Mundi. and it explores the many ways the apocalypse could occur. From the well known possibilities, to obscure scientific theories, you’ll find it discussed here. Even though it’s a rather old site that’s no longer updated, it’s still functional and a great place to explore.

So in honor of this little website, I would like to share with you some of my favorite scenarios!

Nothingness: The Big Sleep – Let’s start off with something really unusual! Even now, our universe is expanding and cooling. It’s not a problem right now, but in a 100 trillion years or so the universe will be a very empty and cold place to be. If humans manage to survive to this point without anything else taking us out, we’ll have to figure out how to exist with less and less forms of energy. Scientists theorize that we’ll first find a way to put our consciousness in a computer, as our human bodies wouldn’t be able to survive the cold. As temperatures cool even more, our computer selves will think more slowly and hibernate in order to save energy. Eventually, we’d hibernate all the time as it would be the only way we could exist. Talk about going out with a whimper!

Look Mom, I’m Napoleon Bonaparte! – Think the whole would could just lose it? Think again! The numbers of people with mental issues is continually rising. A large number of the population suffers from depression, anxiety, eating and behavior disorders. Could it mean that were becoming a necrotic species? Actually, the rise of our overall population and better treatment of mental disorders has increased our awareness of these issues, but many scientists believe that it’s very likely we meet our demise this way. This is because of the likelihood of  another kind of disaster significantly decreasing our population – to the point that inbreeding becomes a problem. Constant inbreeding can create mental retardation as well as a whole host of other problems, so even if our kind does survive a catastrophe we may still succumb to our own minds.

The Day Our Food Bites Back! – I’m sure I don’t need to tell you how controversial genetically modified organisms can be, but there are some pretty dumb ways we could alter plant DNA. Many of the GMO crops we have today are difficult to control, as they often breed with unaltered varieties and spread their genes in nature.

So what if humanity manages to create a GM crop that was resistant from disease and pests and could grow in any environment? It would be like kudzu or scotch broom on steroids, taking over every speck of land it could get it’s roots into. In due time people would be stuck eating nothing but grain, rice, or corn because it would be the only kind of plant left.

Imagine this hypothetical plant had strange effects on us. As the article states, scientists from a company called Epicyte managed to make a ‘contraceptive corn’ – corn that kills sperm cells and makes men infertile. Or perhaps humans would be allergic to the plant in some way. Definitely not a great way to go.

Will the Black Plague Haunt Humanity Again? – A tried and true form of the apocalypse, we humans have witnessed what damage tiny little microbes and viruses can inflict. From smallpox, to the Black Death, to the 1918 flu pandemic, and Ebola, good old Mother Nature has always concocted new ways to thin our numbers. Evolution pretty much guarantees that we will someday see a sickness that will pack a wallop, if not completely wipe us out.

The Dark Side of the Mushroom Cloud – Another classic scenario that is near and dear to my heart. The very first human creation that could not only wipe us out, but the entire planet along with us. Count yourself lucky if you die in the initial blasts, (where I live, I’ll be among them) because if you don’t you’ll have to try surviving with fallout, radiation, and a long nuclear winter. Nuclear energy is such an interesting subject, the previous summer I actually went to Handford, the place which was a vital part of the Manhattan Project. It was a wonderful experience.

This is only a handful of the senarios that you can find on Exit Mundi. I highly encourage you all to check this site out!

So, do you have a favorite? Which one would it be and why? Let me know in the comments!

Weird Video of the Week

Posted in Animals, Animation, Apocalypse, Children, Death, War, Weird Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 20, 2013 by Stephanie Selby

Considering this is the Friday before Christmas, I’d like to share with you all a video that fosters Yuletide cheer AND post-apocalyptic goodness! Happy Holidays with peace on earth, good will to men!

Weird Video of the Week

Posted in Apocalypse, Creepy, Uncategorized, Weird Locations, Weird Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 29, 2013 by Stephanie Selby

Who’s in the mood for some post-apocalyptic speculation? I know I am! Here’s a little California history lesson about one of the state’s biggest blunders, along with the eerie reminders. I’d love to visit this place someday.

Do you know of the strange places like this? You’ve got a video about it? Let me know and I’ll post it here.

Weird Video of the Week

Posted in Apocalypse, Creepy, Fiction, Poetry, Weird Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 15, 2013 by Stephanie Selby

Another Friday has come to share a video on the stranger side of YouTube. Yet another one made by yours truly, ‘Darkness’ is a poem that explores how the world would end if the sun simply went out.

As always, if you’ve got a video you’d like to see up here just send it to me and I’ll post.

Weird Video of the Week

Posted in Animals, Apocalypse, Creepy, Death, Horror, Uncategorized, Weird Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 9, 2013 by Stephanie Selby

Second part of the Animals in Love video. I’m always so impressed by artists like this. This one’s pretty graphic, so please be advised. Enjoy!

If you’ve got a eerie or strange video that would be a good fit, send it to me and I’ll post.