Apocalypse When?

To the BBC for a discussion on the coming Apocalypse (nothing like a cheery start to the New Year). In case you hadn’t heard, the world is due to end on 21 December 2012, at least if you subscribe to the Mayan long-count calendar. What, wondered a bright young BBC Wales producer pondering the vacuum…

The Contagious Moment

As the credits roll at the end of Rise of the Planet of the Apes a jet carrying a pilot infected with a deadly brain virus traverses the screen. The pilot has already coughed up blood in the departure terminal at San Francisco International airport so we know that the prognosis for mankind is not…