Sex and the Apocalypse: Five Reasons Why Sex Post-Doomsday is Never a Good Idea

In the realm of science fiction, particularly under the headings of both film and television, it is a widely known fact that when two attractive people/creatures of opposite (or perhaps not-so-opposite) sexes encounter one another, they are likely going to, in many cases, end up tossing off their regalia, spacesuits, etc., in order to have some fun quality time together.

Of course, we are all thrilled to see the handsome, young hero glowing and sweating over the always perfect-haired, sex bomb, at times green female, but let’s think about this for a moment. In situations such as space opera, utopia and other future world scenarios, this is usually okay. However, in the apocalyptic worlds of Fallout, Mad Max, The Book of Eli, Bioshock, Rage, Fallen Earth, Resident Evil, Half-Life or The Walking Dead, it might not be safest of ideas to have, much less actions to take.

Ignoring the fact …

The End Is Near: Scientists Unveil Time On Doomsday Clock

Why Is This Important?

Because the world is going to hell in a handbasket.

Long Story Short

The “Doomsday Clock,” a construct created by nuclear scientists in 1947, describes how close we are to an apocalypse using horological imagery. The scientists kept the clock at three minutes until “midnight,” the second-closest to doom we’ve ever been.

Long Story

There’s no denying that if the world is destroyed, it will likely be at the hands of mankind. An asteroid could do it, sure, but it’s far more likely that we’ll blow ourselves to hell with nuclear weapons. That’s the thinking behind the “Doomsday Clock,” a construct created by nuclear scientists associated with the Manhattan Project in 1947. Now run by the Bulletin of The Atomic Scientists, the closer the “clock” gets to midnight, the closer we are to man-made annihilation. Set at three minutes to midnight last year, things have not …