Zombies

8:47am

Wed September 19, 2012
The Two-Way

Zombies In The News: Living Dead To Help Liven Up A Counterterrorism Summit

Need to lighten up your day? Invite some of these folks. (A "zombie walk" in Stockholm on Aug. 25.)
Jonathan Nackstrand AFP/Getty Images

There's no rest for the undead, it seems.

Zombies have been used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help spread tips about preparing for natural disasters. They've been "studied" by Canadian researchers trying to figure out the best way to respond to new, highly infectious diseases.

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3:32pm

Tue September 4, 2012
The Two-Way

To Some Runners, Zombies Are A Killer Motivator

A runner tries to escape with his life as zombies pursue him during the Run for Your Lives race. The 5K course is littered with obstacles — and the undead.
HGL

Some people run for charity; some run for their health. And some run because it's the only way to escape the ravenous brain-eating zombies who chase them. No, that's not a movie plot. It's essentially the pitch for Run for Your Lives, a "zombie-infested 5K obstacle race" whose popularity has surprised even its organizers.

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4:35pm

Mon October 31, 2011
The Two-Way

Halloween Chicago-Style: 'Da Mayor And 'Da Zombies

Originally published on Mon October 31, 2011 4:44 pm

The mayor's message: Have a safe Halloween, zombies included.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office

Set aside your doubts about zombies and ignore the signs of Photoshopping (like that reflection in the window of a guy with a baseball cap).

Here's a photo/illustration that begs for some creative caption suggestions (and ChicagoNow.com has just such a contest going).

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8:16pm

Sat October 22, 2011
Zombies on Parade

Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead: Zombie Crawl!

Jim Hill KUNC

Have you ever wondered what will stop the Free Mall Shuttle from running? Turns out it's the undead, 30,000 of them. The 6th Annual Zombie Crawl swarmed, over-ran, marched and moaned for BRRRRAAAAIIIINSSS!!! on the 16th St Mall in Denver Saturday.

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1:40pm

Thu May 19, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

CDC Has Tips For 'Zombie Apocalypse' And Other Disasters

Originally published on Thu May 19, 2011 11:40 am

Here's a simple public health message: If you've prepared for a zombie apocalypse, then you're ready for just about anything.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seized on the idea as a way to get Americans to prepare for more likely natural disasters, ranging from floods to earthquakes.

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