What we can learn about the spread of disease from ‘The Walking Dead’
Modeling how zombie hordes grow and how factors like vaccines alter the threat can illustrate our understanding of how diseases are passed on and contained.
Hyundai brings zombie-killing Veloster to Comic-Con
Automaker once again teams with ‘The Walking Dead’ creator Robert Kirkman to design a vehicle capable of surviving the zombie apocalypse.
Russia creating radiation gun to turn people into ‘zombies’
It won’t cause a sudden craving for brains, but the weapon attacks the central nervous system, leaving its target in a brief zombie-like state.
While many may scoff at the thought of preparing for the end of the world, there are thousands of people worldwide who are doing just that. They’re stockpiling canned food, planting gardens, installing solar panels, buying up ammunition and building survival bunkers.
You may think these people are crazy, but if the apocalypse happened tomorrow, where would you go? Check out our list of the top places in the U.S. to wait out the apocalypse and maybe we’ll see you in 2013.
Best U.S. places to ride out the apocalypse
It’s not yet Dec. 22 for some of us, so just in case…
What’s better for the zombie apocalypse, laminate or carpet?
When the undead are at your door, flooring is likely to be the last thing on your mind. Here’s why you might want to make it a priority.
A handy infographic by neuroscientists Bradley Voytek and Timothy Verstynen, who have speculated about what the zombie brain would look like based on typical zombie behaviour in pop culture. They’ve also suggested that we call zombification ‘Consciousness Deficit Hypoactivity Disorder,’ characterised by the loss of rational behaviour and “replaced by delusional/impulsive aggression, stimulus-driven attention, the inability to coordinate motor-linguistic behaviors and an insatiable appetite for human flesh.” All, of course, pure speculation.
13 essential tools for surviving a zombie outbreak
To have any chance at outwitting the undead, you’ve got to have a plan, the right gear, and basic (but very specific) skills. Good luck.
These days it’s impossible to avoid the hype about Dec. 21, 2012, or “Doomsday,” as it’s often called. Type “2012” and “end of the world” into Google and you get nearly 8 million hits. While many may scoff at the thought of preparing for the end of the world, there are thousands of people worldwide who are doing just that. So where would you go if the zombie apocalypse began tomorrow?
Best U.S. places to survive the apocalypse