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The ten best ways to kill vampires & zombies

The undead don’t exist. At least, not anymore. …


The Zombie Apocalypse: It is now online, and interactive.

Have you ever wondered what the epidemiology of a zombie apocalypse would really look like? Now, thanks to researchers from Cornell University, you can watch the whole thing play out on their interactive map – all from the safety of your own home. Simply place a zombie in your home-town, and watch the lights start…


Flight of the Living Dead: “zombiefied” soldier beetles spread their wings after dying.

It was around a century ago that etymologists first noticed something peculiar hanging from the catkins of a dwarf chestnut tree in Norfolk, Virginia. They discovered hundreds of dead goldenrod soldier beetles (Chauliognathus pensylvanicus) dangling in groups of 6 or 7, their mandibles clamped firmly to the tree in a “grim death-grip.” Even more bizarrely,…