We’ve been trying to predict the end of the world – or at least the end of human civilization – for as long as we can remember. Our fascination with doomsday theories is way older than any conspiracy website, even if we’ve never been right about any of them.
However, with science and technology progressing at a faster rate now than ever before – especially wartime technology – the end of the world scenarios of today are more plausible than they’ve ever been. Gone are the days of sloppily written stories about super floods or biblical plagues – even if they may well still happen – doomsday theories now involve experimental weaponry, theoretical physics, nanobots, and AI.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!