Fans of “The Walking Dead” can breathe a sigh of relief. The U.S. federal government has a contingency plan in the unlikely event zombies were to overrun the country. According to a report in Foreign Policy magazine, the Defense Department — with a 2014 budget of more than $500 billion—maintains a disaster preparation document called “CONOP 8888,” which in fact is a zombie survival plan. It was developed to train commanders in the art of strategizing for a catastrophe. Foreign Policy bills it as a “how to guide...
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These days, the naysayers like to ask: “What is a college education good for? What does it prepare you to do in the world?” Here’s one compelling answer for you: Survive an Apocalypse. Starting on May 12, Michigan State students can take an award-winning online course called Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse — Disasters, Catastrophes, and Human Behavior. The course “brings together the latest thinking on how and why humans behave during disasters and catastrophes. Why do some survive and others don’t? What are the implications...
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is ready for a zombie apocalypse. Gun owners got prepared for a zombie apocalypse. Now, the military and law enforcement are getting ready. And next month, they’ll begin training.