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Zombies

  • Community
    Campfires, sing-alongs and… the undead?It might not be the most natural pairing, but it’s the exact combination that sets zombie apocalypse camp in…
  • Arts & Life
    On a sunny September afternoon, an odd lot makes its way up the Enchanted Mesa Trail at Boulder's Chautauqua Park. A zombified Boy Scout troubadour softly…
  • Acting altruistically rather than selfishly is what makes quarantines successful in stopping disease outbreaks. But an analysis by scientists at MIT finds that commuting patterns also could play a big role in how infectious diseases spread.
  • The Last of Us is a new survival horror video game that follows a character named Joel as he fights off both hostile humans and zombie-like creatures. It was inspired by a BBC show on the scary effects of a fungus.
  • For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try Zombie Burger in Des Moines, Iowa. It does not serve brains — but does offer a timely "World War B" burger. The B stands for bacon, but if you like your sandwiches handsome, you can imagine it stands for Brad Pitt.
  • Being one of the living dead would be a big advantage if you're on a crime spree, one lawyer theorizes. After all, if you're not conscious, how can you be liable for your evil acts?
  • "Canada will never become a safe haven for zombies, ever," the nation's minister of foreign affairs declared this week. It was a tongue-in-cheek moment in Parliament. Or is tongue-in-cheek the wrong analogy in this case?
  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released "Preparedness 101." It's a tongue-in-cheek guide in case of a zombie pandemic. A Canadian member of parliament asked the foreign minister how his country is preparing. The foreign minister replied, "Canada will never become a safe haven for zombies ever!"
  • KRTV viewers in Great Falls, Montana, were interrupted by a bizarre emergency message Monday: Zombies on the attack! Of course it was a hoax. KRTV apologized, saying someone hacked into the Emergency Alert System.
  • Director Jonathan Levine joins NPR's Audie Cornish to explore the ins and outs of young (zombie) love — the subject of his new romantic comedy, which topped the box office in its first week.