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How Survival Real Estate Is Surviving (and Thriving) After the 'Apocalypse'

Survival realty reportedly experienced a boom prior to the predicted Mayan Apocalypse on Dec. 21, 2012. But what happens to the market after each failed "apocalypse"? Though it's easy to assume that demand for survival shelters and underground Doomsday bunkers would plummet, Realtors say that's not the case. In fact,... Continue Reading »

The Mayan Apocalypse: Could These Doomsday Bunkers Save You?

By Geoffrey Ingersoll The prevalence of "fallout" shelters in pop culture, indeed in culture itself, has seen a recent spike. Maybe it was the 2008 global economic crisis, or the deafening apocalyptic talk of prominent pundits (ahem, Glenn Beck), or even the resurgence of the zombie as the way that life on earth will... Continue Reading »

Are You Ready for the Zombie Apocalypse?

By Neal J. Leitereg In case you're in complete denial or have been living under a rock in recent days, it has become quite apparent that THE ZOMBIE APOCALPYSE IS UPON US, PEOPLE. Reported horrific incidents of face-eating, intestine-throwing, arm-gnawing, hush-hush hazmat evacuations, and/or general cannibalistic mayhem... Continue Reading »

Kansas Missile Silo's Luxury Condos Sell Out

If you're hoping to snag an ultra-secure underground luxury condo equipped to make it through the apocalypse, join the waiting list. An abandoned missile-silo-turned-housing-complex in Kansas with eight $2 million units has sold out. Developer Larry Hall has been remodeling the Cold War-era Atlas-F missile silo in... Continue Reading »

Zombie-Proof Your Home Before Friday's Rapture

Harold Camping, the evangelical Henny Penny of the Apocalypse, has got that feeling again. This time, the 90-year-old prophet is claiming that the world will "probably" end Oct. 21, 2011. What are the odds he goes 0-2? (Let's not revisit his predictions throughout the '90s for the moment.) To hedge your bets on the eve of... Continue Reading »

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