A real-life zombie outbreak would leave the world’s population in shambles, with less than 300 survivors remaining a mere one hundred days into the apocalypse, according to students from the University of Leicester. Assuming that a zombie can find one person each day, with a 90 per cent chance of infecting victims with the zombie… Read More Zombie apocalypse would wipe out humankind in just 100 days, students calculate
Whether it’s George Romero’s classic “Night of the Living Dead” or AMC’s ratings juggernaut “The Walking Dead,” there is a common element in zombie apocalypse fiction and that’s the fact that people survive better in groups, but not all groups work. The reason some groups do better than other is largely due to organization. An… Read More We’re in this together: Group dynamics in disaster scenarios
The United Kingdom’s Local Government Association issued a call for the immediate ban of so-called “zombie killer” knives in a statement released Friday. According to the group, the horror-film inspired blades are sold as novelty collector items, but are being purchased by gangs for use in criminal activities. LGA points to a rise in knife… Read More U.K. group calls for ban on ‘zombie killer’ knives
By Chris Post For those of you who don’t follow celebrity news, everyone’s favorite go-go dancer with a machine gun leg has been making headlines for her critique of sexism in Hollywood. Rose McGowan, who famously played Cherry Darling in the sorta-zombie movie Grindhouse back in 2007, took to social media to blast a casting… Read More McGowan uses sexist comments to decry sexism
More than one fan of the zombie genre has daydreamed about the main upside to the apocalypse: total debt relief. Good credit, bad credit, no credit, it doesn’t matter if the world all comes to an end. But what if it isn’t a total apocalypse? What if the zombie apocalypse somehow manages to be contained… Read More GoBankingRates.com investigates how a zombie pandemic would disrupt the U.S. banking industry
As we reported in march, officials in Moscow, Idaho, were planning an emergency training exercise with the theme “Zombie UFO crash.” The exercise gained some attention when it appeared briefly on on a FEMA website listing upcoming events. A small controversy arose among those who felt FEMA was wasting taxpayer money preparing for something as… Read More Zombie UFO drill held
UFO zombies are making headlines in Moscow. No, this doesn’t have anything to do with last month’s meteor in Russia. Depending on who you talk to, it doesn’t even have anything to do with UFOs or zombies. The event in question is a zombie-themed disaster response exercise planned for April 27 in the town of… Read More UFO zombies: Harmless exercise or national conspiracy?