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  • Zombie Blood Is Highly Infectious

    Take a second to inspect your body. How many tiny cuts and scrapes or little rips on your cuticles did you find? I bet at least a few you didn’t realize were there. Now imagine your fighting for your life against a zombie or two and you manage to kill them. The blood gets everywhere. […] More

  • Anatomy of Deterioration

    You’re chilling in your apartment and the kids start shouting that the zombies are coming. You start to brainstorm ways to get out of this mess. You grab our weapons, you’ve listened to all of the articles, you’ve got your bug out bag ready. You have your rations carefully packed to make optimum room inside […] More

  • Seven Useful Skills Every Prepper Forgets to Study

    We all like to think we’ll be ready for the zombie apocalypse if it were to happen tomorrow. We have studied at least seven ways to purify water. Learn how to identify edible plants, leaves, and mushrooms. We can even build three types of lean-tos or other emergency shelter options. Some preppers have even gone […] More

  • Zombies in the Ancient World

    The massive popularity of zombies in modern culture is no surprise, with the undead showing up in every form of media, these days it’s hard not to be at least a little interested. However, some of you may be surprised to find out that an interest or even belief in zombies and the undead goes […] More

  • Pandemic Survival Lessons We Can Learn From the Coronavirus

    The Coronavirus is the Christmas gift nobody wanted. It took two months for a simple outbreak in Wuhan, China to become a global phenomenon. It is the first major flu epidemic since the Great Swine Flu Outbreak in 2009. Since pandemics are a cornerstone to every zombie movie we can learn a lot from this […] More

  • Medical Candy

    Candy is the most comforting food in the world. Candy is any confection where sugar is the main ingredient. Because of its high sugar concentrations, if you keep it their original packaging at room temperature in a dry, dark location it will be safe to eat for months, or even years. Even though according to […] More

  • The Transformation Stages

    The stages of zombie transformation are the same that occur in vampires, with two major differences: in zombies, the onset of symptoms and transformation occurs much faster and has no relation to the cycles of day and night. Stage One: Infection. Symptoms of zombie infection appear quickly: within one or two hours, the victim will […] More

  • Zombie Cells created in New Mexico lab

    Think the only zombies out there are the ones you see in science fiction movies? Think again. Researchers in New Mexico say they’ve created zombie cells — near-perfect replicas of mammalian cells that can perform many of the same functions despite the fact that they’re not actually alive. But instead of pursuing and eating people […] More

  • The Biology of Zombies: A Primer

    Part 1 Zombies have been around for quite some time. But over the years, we have seen an evolution in zombie biology. What I have noticed is that as we begin to better understand science, our zombies change. In many cases, our zombies reflect what we don’t understand about biology. As you will learn or […] More

  • Amputating Limbs Won’t Stop Infection

    When referring to becoming infected via wound, the main myth we come across is the amputation of limbs. The hypothesis behind this idea being, if you can detach the wounded limb in enough time, you can stop the flow of infected blood before it reaches the heart and induces death. One example of this idea […] More

  • The Biology of Zombies: A Primer – Part 2

    Part 2 Fungus Fungi are a very diverse and interesting group. At the mention of fungi, most of us think of mushrooms sprouting in our yard. But there are a few species that are very animal like, able to move through the environment in order to acquire food.  Most fungi are decomposers, breaking down dead […] More

  • Zombie Law and Order

    If you’ve watched at least one zombie movie, you know that when the zombies invade it’s going to be everyone for themselves. There will be no more law enforcement, no more 9-1-1, and there certainly won’t be any legal process to speak of (actually, that might be a good thing, because I’m not convinced that our […] More

  • Disease During the Apocalypse

    An often overlooked consequence of the zombie apocalypse, or any disaster, is the greater chance of death due to disease.  There are many diseases to consider on this topic, but I shall only choose those that will be the most impactful early on.  Simply, diseases carried by mosquitoes will greatly increase during the first years […] More

  • Survival Skin Care Basics

    Our skin is our biggest organ in the body. Just like every other organ, the skin plays a major factor in our survival. It helps us regulate body temperature. Protects our inner organs from exposure and outside threats. There are three layers of skin; epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous. It can renew itself, by shedding 40,000 […] More

  • Helpful Beginner Gardening Tips

    Gardening is the number one most popular outdoor activity in the country. Every year 33 million households, or 37% of the overall population, will develop some type of garden this year. The average home will spend 32 dollars to yield 356 dollars worth of produce. The number one reason people garden is a tie between […] More

  • Scary Science, Part 3

    This post contains spoilers! Reader discretion is advised! With the lockdown finally getting to people I figured now would be a good time to cover the ultimate isolation pandemic movie Quarantine. Truthfulness: 3/8 Though entertaining as the movie is the whole thing is built around scientific inaccuracies. Like all found-footage style, the movie starts very […] More

  • 5 Diseases Scarier Than COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

    You can’t deny it, but Coronavirus is here. Restaurants and bars are closed. Supplies are barely on the shelves as stores are picked clean from panic buying. We barely know what COVID-19 is, all we know is it is scary. What people don’t know is the diseases lurking in the shadows are much, much scarier […] More

  • 5 Pandemics Worst Than The COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

    People are scared. The media is reporting it is the end of the world, and the stores show it. Stores, restaurants, and bars are closing down for safety. The CDC is trying there best to calm the masses, but their messages are falling on deaf ears. What the people don’t realize is this isn’t mankind’s […] More

  • Survival Foot Care

    Eventually, there will be no more gas to keep the cars rolling, your bike chain will rust, and you won’t be trained enough to ride a horse. At one point during the disaster, you will have to walk. The average American walks 4,000 steps a day, which is roughly 1.5 miles. That puts a lot […] More

  • Top 5 Most Important STEM Fields to Study

    Right now the world is in chaos. Zombies are outnumbering humans 10 to 1. You and your team are bunkering down discussing the future of humanity. We all know eventually the dust will settle, and the zombies will disintegrate. When this happens you will need to rebuild a society for future generations. This will be […] More