Cape Town water warning

Cape Town Braces for Day Zero

Despite an exemplary record in local water conservation and water-table management, the city of Cape Town is scheduled to run out of water sometime this summer. The locals are calling it “Day Zero.”

Baker Shot

The Answer to Thermouclear Monarchy is Regicide

In the United States, the final and decisive authority to launch a nuclear strike falls to one person: the sitting President. This aspect of the American military system has been critically dubbed “thermonuclear monarchy.” 

Dark Kitchen of the Soul

Food is one of the first things that we think about in the morning. So, it’s a given that we’ll have strong feelings about our relationship to food during the collapse of human civilization.

Ten Billion And/Or Bust

What happens when the “population bomb” detonates in a land of middle-class suburbs? The jury is out in the ongoing debate between “wizards” and “prophets.”

It’s The End Of The Wort As We Know It

In addition to tasty notes of goji berries and rose hips, you’ll get “all the necessities to ‘potentially’ outlast the apocalypse” with a new beer from Dogfish Head brewery.