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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Survival’

If ‘Walking Dead’ Were Real, Could Zombies Really Walk?

So AMC has renewed zombie-smashing hit series The Walking Dead for a fifth season, but after five years of shambling around trying to munch the brains of Rick Grimes & co., would there be enough of the zombies left for them to continue walking? A forensic consultant with Rutgers University-Camden, Kimberlee Sue Moran, thinks the dead would be more threatening …

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The Long Dark May Be The Post-Apocalyptic Survival Game You’ve Been Waiting For

The post-apocalyptic setting is so passé these days. It seems that everybody and their dog wants to get in on the action with very few games (i.e. The Last Of Us, Fallout: New Vegas) actually getting it right. Now a team of established industry veterans wants to take a stab at the genre, and they need your help to do …

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Jon Krakauer: Exactly, How Did Chris McCandless Die?

Jon Krakauer, the reporter responsible for the bestselling survival stories Into Thin Air about a Mt. Everest climbing disaster as well as the harrowing tale of Chris McCandless’ flight from civilization in Into The Wild, which was turned into a major motion picture by Sean Penn in 2007, has made a discovery surrounding the death of McCandless. A highly emotional …

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Andes Man: Survived on Rats, Raisins for 4 Months

In a wonderfully inspiring story of survival, a motorcyclist from Uruguay got lost in the Andes Mountain snowstorms during the South American winter for over four months. Discovered by Argentine officials who choppered over 9,000 feet above sea level to measure precipitation levels, Raul Fernando Gomez Circunegui was rescued and taken to a hospital early this morning. The doctor who …

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How Not to Die in a Horror Movie [Infographic]

A couple of days ago we shared with you an infographic on some of the most common ways to die in a horror movie. Spoiler: Impaled by a household object is the preferred way to go. SEE: How To Die in a Horror Movie [Infographic] But as this infographic shows us, there are some ways you can avoid death altogether. …

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This Zombie Survival Map Could Very Well Save Your Bacon

You don’t want to be the aperitif at a zombie feast. Nobody does. But when the undead arrive, if the film genre is any indication, assume that there will be lots of them and they have appetites incapable of being spoiled. Worse, we remaining humans will find ourselves bereft of all reliable resources for our survival. You’ll need all the …

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Garrett McNamara: I Have Underwater Superpowers

Garrett McNamara is a world record holder for surfing the biggest wave in the world. The wave, which stood a gigantic 90 feet, is a monster in itself, but Garrett feels he can break his old record. http://youtu.be/nd2jtwviyC8 Garrett has a special suit that allows him to breath underwater. On the suit lies a special pouch that can be filled …

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