centers-for-disease-control-and-preventionZombie Prep - 08.07.2012
During zombie attacks, having a good survival strategy will help you keep from being turned to zed poop. Understanding what to do ahead of time and what to look for will keep you alive during the upcoming zombie apocalypse.
Whether you’re running away from a horde, or being shot at by some human survivors, you need to move towards cover and concealment.
Understanding the difference between cover and concealment could save your life.
Zombie Science - 07.29.2012
Is there a zombie virus, and should we be scared?
LQP-79 was supposedly a new contagion that was turning peaceful people into zombie-like cannibals
Zombie News - 06.15.2012
With several brutal and cannibalistic attacks in recent news, including the Miami incident in May, we often get the question about how to recognize the coming zombie apocalypse.
The question is somewhat difficult to answer, given that we’ve never been through one. However, if we look at a zombie apocalypse as a pandemic, we can look for events. A pandemic, as opposed to an epidemic, is an infectious disease spread across a large area. For a disease to be pandemic – it must be infectius and spread from person to person.
The World Health Organization identifies a model for influenza spread which could be applied here. It starts with animals being infected, then animal to some human spread, then human to human spread, and finally the disease travels around the world.
To identify a potential zombie outbreak being driven by an infectious agent, we’d want to look for several signs:
Zombie Prep - 06.04.2012
We got an email from a young fan the other day, and we feel like we should answer his question. It’s a good one about getting ready for the ZPOC when you’re a teenager. We felt that the question was so good, we made a video.
Here’s the text of the question:
Ok, im A 15yr Boy, How Can I Prepare For this Zombie Apoclypse? I Dont Have money and my parents wont beleive me if i said Zombies were coming, And IF This were to happen,shouldnt EVERY zombie killer meet in one place with u guys? Thank you For your time
Also, we like it when young people ask us about zombies politely.
Our video response to this young man is below:
Zombie News - 06.04.2012
Here’s an interactive map tracking potential zombie apocalypse precursor activity in the US A fan named David Garcia sent this in to us.
The label is:
Newsweek & The Daily Beast is (sic) tracking news of instances that may be the precursor to a zombie apocalypse. Blue pins represent suspicious incidences or infections, while red pins represent acts of strange violence.
Seems like there are a lot of strange violent incidents along the East Coast.
Here’s the Google map for your convenience:
Zombie Prep - 04.29.2012
The following quiz is intended to see how ready you are for the impending zombie apocalypse. Put a check-mark next to each statement which is true for you. The points for each true statement are in the third column.
Add up your score and see how you did.
While other survival experts may have different questions or weights, we feel that this list accurately portrays the things that have the highest probability of killing you after the Z-SHTF. The movies dwell on the dramatic (like getting eaten by a hoarde of zombies), you are very likely to die from dehydration or hypothermia after a breakdown of society where the grid goes down.