Armageddon: The Apocalypse Wagon

American photographer Zachary Wasserman captures the feel of Armageddon in these shots.  Based in Berkeley, he took them at Burning Man, held annually for a week on Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The festival forms a temporary city of performers and artists with impromptu installations and music – capped by the burning of a giant effigy.

Apocalypse Live: Epic scenes from Ukraine

The images coming from Kiev, Ukraine are apocalyptic at a level that a film or work of art could never reach. This photograph by Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA is one of hundreds that articulate the capital’s disintegration.

The Book of Revelation’s 24 Elders

These 24 faces are Peter Olsen’s interpretation of the elders who figure in Revelation, the last book of the Bible, a description of Armageddon. It’s a distinctly different art work for the elders, usually portrayed traditionally, as they are described in the Bible, as dressed in white with crowns of gold. The original of this … Continue reading

Infographic: Doomsday 101

It’s unusual to find infographics that speak to eschatology, the study of the end times. But this visual from Live Science does the trick.  It’s a primer on how the world might end.