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Luca Signorelli’s Sermon and Deeds of the Antichrist ( c. 1499 and 1502). Wikimedia Commons

Five things to know about the Antichrist

The Christian tradition says the Antichrist will come before the end of the world as we know it. So it's good to know some background on him ... or her ... or them.
On the morning of Sept. 9, San Franciscans woke up to a transformed cityscape. AP Photo/Eric Risberg

Why San Francisco felt like the set of a sci-fi flick

The eerie San Francisco skyline evoked sci-fi movies for a reason. Filmmakers are increasingly using color grading to tinge their films with two hues, orange and teal, to unsettle viewers.
The movie ‘Children of Men,’ based on the book of the same name by P.D. James, shows how people come together in a tragedy.

Understanding apocalyptic events through literature

The end of times, and any small-scale apocalypse, has a special quality: that of distilling what is important from what is superficial and unnecessary.
Imagine a world where artificial intelligence is in control and humans are brink of extinction. What went wrong? What could we have done? Shutterstock

No problem too big #1: Artificial intelligence and killer robots

No problem too big #1: Artificial intelligence and killer robots. The Conversation, CC BY-SA62 MB (download)
In this special Speaking With podcast episode, a panel of artists and researchers speculates on the end of the world due to artificial intelligence and killer robots, as though it has already happened.
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The fear election

Fear is a potent emotion that influences our decision-making. Each presidential candidate has tried to harness it during the last stretch of the campaign.

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