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The end of the world (or the "world's end") may refer to either the edge of the world or: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ... For other uses, see Flat Earth (disambiguation). ...


General

This box:      The ultimate fate of the universe is a topic in physical cosmology. ... Human extinction would be the extinction of the human species, Homo sapiens. ... Risks to civilization, humans and planet Earth are existential risks that would imperil mankind as a whole and/or have major adverse consequences for the course of human civilization, human extinction or even the end of planet Earth. ... For the eschatological beliefs of various religions, see End Times. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Music

End of the World is the 1968 album released by Aphrodites Child. ... The End of the World is a pop music hit by Skeeter Davis that enjoyed international success in the 1960s. ... Alternate (American) chronology Just Say Yes (2001) End of the World (2004) alt. ... End of the World is the third single to be released from alternative rock band Ashs final album, Twilight of the Innocents. ... Duty is the third full-length studio album by Ayumi Hamasaki and it is her best-selling studio album to date (2. ... 13 Ways to Bleed on Stage is second album by hard rock band Cold, released in 2000 (see 2000 in music). ... MODERN ARTillery is the third album by the Australian punk-pop band the Living End. ... Blackfield is a music group, a collaboration between Porcupine Tree founder and lead singer Steven Wilson and Israeli rock star Aviv Geffen. ... angela is a Japanese pop band. ... The Waltons were a Canadian alternative rock band in the 1990s. ...

Film, television and animation

  • The End of the World (1919 film), the English title of the Danish film Verdens Undergang
  • "The End of the World" (Doctor Who), an episode of the 2005 TV series
  • The End of the World (animation), a Flash animation
  • End of the World (1934 film), starring Victor Francen
  • End of the World (1977 film), directed by John Hayes

Verdens Undergang was a Danish silent film released in 1916. ... The End of the World is an episode in the British science-fiction television series Doctor Who that was first broadcast on April 2, 2005. ... Victor Francen, born Victor Franssen, (5 August 1888-18 November 1977), was a Belgian-born actor with a long career in French cinema and in Hollywood. ... John Hayes (1930-2000) was a film director, best known for his low-budget drive-in B-movie features and, later, exploitation films. ...

Literature

  • Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, a genre
  • La Fin du Monde (The End of the World), 1893, science fiction novel by Camille Flammarion. The book has recently been brought back into print as "Omega: The Last Days of the World".
  • Guardando la fine del mondo, 2006, by Riccardo Deias

Apocalyptic fiction is a sub-genre of science fiction (or, in some cases, the more general category speculative fiction) that is concerned with the end of civilization through nuclear war, plague, or some other general disaster. ... Camille Flammarion Camille Flammarion (February 26, 1842 – June 3, 1925) was a French astronomer and author. ...

Geographic locations

  • Isla de los Estados, the lighthouse of which is known as "Faro del fin del mundo" ("Lighthouse at the end of the world")
  • Timbuktu
  • Yamal Peninsula, in northern Russia
  • Verdens ende, at the tip of Tjøme Island, southern Norway

Isla de los Estados (Staten Island) is an island that lies on the Le Maire Strait off the eastern extremity of the Argentine portion of Tierra del Fuego. ... Timbuktu (Archaic English: Timbuctoo; Koyra Chiini: Tumbutu; French: Tombouctou) is a city in Tombouctou Region, Mali. ... The Yamal Peninsula, located in Yamal-Nenets autonomous district of northwest Siberia, Russia, extends roughly 700km (435 mi) bordered principally by the Kara Sea on the west, and by the Gulf of Ob on the east. ...

See also

Worlds End, Chelsea, London Literature named Worlds End a novel by Upton Sinclair, the first in the Lanny Budd series—see Worlds End (Sinclair); a novel by T.C. Boyle—see Worlds End (Boyle); a novel by Mark Chadbourn a novel by Joan D. Vinge, the... Lands End is an area in Cornwall, England. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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