Is the Zombie Apocalypse Upon Us? (The Internet Thinks So)

Fun 2012/06/04 18:00:00
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In the wake of a series of gory incidents, the Internet has been lighting up with claims that we are in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. Skeptical? Well, let’s take a look at the evidence from the last few weeks.

1) A naked man chewed off the face of a homeless guy in Miami. The attacker growled at police officers and continued eating skin even after being shot. It took four more bullets to kill him. 2) A Japanese artist removed his own genitals and served them at a restaurant to the highest bidder. 3) A Maryland man confessed to killing his housemate, chopping him up, and then eating his heart and part of his brain. 4) A New Jersey man repeatedly stabbed himself and then threw pieces of his skin and intestines at the police.

And that’s not all. Newsweek and The Daily Beast have compiled a “Zombie Instances” Google map, which is keeping track of these incidents and other “signs” of the zombie apocalypse -- such as the recent cases of flesh-eating bacteria.

Though many of the zombie apocalypse claims have been made in jest, the Centers for Disease Control issued a serious response. A spokesman told the Huffington Post, "CDC does not know of a virus or condition that would reanimate the dead . . . or one that would present zombie-like symptoms." So, what do you think SodaHeads? Is the zombie apocalypse upon us?

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  • AmericanVirus 2012/09/10 13:53:59
    If zombies were true to life, things would not go over the way they do in the movies, fact.
  • king david America... 2012/09/10 23:26:42
  • America... king david 2012/09/11 02:34:18
    Anyone who thinks a zombie apocalypse would even make it through the first winter is nuts
  • king david America... 2012/09/12 00:48:12
    king david
    wanta bet
  • America... king david 2012/09/12 00:59:50
    I'll grant you zombies down the south might survive, but it's the south, the bible belt, they're already zombies anyway.
    Other than that, science can reason that no, zombies wouldn't survive through the winter.
  • king david America... 2012/09/12 01:08:28
    king david
    hang on i read you reply wrong sorry i though you said if anybody thinks that they could surve the first winter of a zombie apocolypse is nuts
    also why wouldn't they make it through winter if they where already dressed for the occasion then the cold could hurt all of them
  • America... king david 2012/09/12 01:16:51
    Think about how much water your body consists of. Realize water freezes at 32degrees Fahrenheit. On the coldest day, a zombies body would completely freeze, what activity was left in the brain would completely shut down. Never mind the fact that while the body was slowly freezing it would cause it to break apart pretty bad
  • king david America... 2012/09/12 02:24:19
    king david
    although thinking aout ti it is living dead so they would not need blood or fluids in their body so they could easily lose it and not freeze
    also because they are dead when the defrost they could start moving again and the parts that come of that are still connected to the brain should start moving again
    it is possible
    but gauranteed
  • America... king david 2012/09/12 02:30:23
    If the body was rid of fluids then warm weather would be worse for it than cold weather. Either way you lose. Because nature is still destroying the bodies.

    If brain activated is stopped for extended periods of time, living or undead, it's just not going to come back. There's a reason most zombie movies don't depict long since dead bodies just coming back.
  • king david America... 2012/09/12 02:39:16
    king david
    hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm... what if the cause was a parasite that took over the host and caused mutations (changing into a zombie) making them attack the host
  • America... king david 2012/09/12 02:43:23
    That's not technically a zombie.
  • king david America... 2012/09/12 03:15:54
    king david
    if the parasite kill the host in the process and drives them around it is walking dead which is what a zombie is
  • America... king david 2012/09/12 03:55:28
    Even still, the body is not working independently, if it's being controlled by said parasite then it's not a true zombie
  • king david America... 2012/09/12 05:21:43
    king david
    ooooohhhhh good point
  • Jasmin 2012/07/07 13:30:32
    if so will that be taking place before or after the world doesnt end
  • king david Jasmin 2012/07/16 04:35:59
    king david
    at the same time
  • becky 2012/07/03 12:45:21
    i dont believe its the recent events wiich will lead to one, the people bitten were not offected by the drug so it dosnt spread plus the drug wares of, alltho i really do believe it willl happen eventualy! check out my website :) http://how2survivewhenyoursur...
  • brent.clark.127 2012/06/29 07:17:48
    K to the I to the A zombiotch
  • Mango Strawberry Ice-cream 2012/06/21 20:16:53
    Mango Strawberry Ice-cream
    The internet lies all the time, plus I am pretty sure that it's impossible. Although if it was soon to happen I must be truthful, I would be terrified.
  • king david Mango S... 2012/06/22 02:45:13
    king david
    i hope your happy u just caused a paradox i believe everything i read on the internet and you said on the internet lies
  • pandorasbox40 2012/06/15 05:05:35
  • Becks 2012/06/14 13:03:44
    its called having fun! jeez everybody is taking Zombie apocalypes to heart
  • Summer Jones 2012/06/12 20:57:47
    Summer Jones
    I don't believe that zombies will eat human flesh, but it is possible for the cerebellum can be reviewed. The cerebellum moves your body. So if it comes back, you will move. For whatever reason, Russia is in the process of bringing an athlete back to life...
  • Love Things :D 2012/06/08 21:42:21
    Love Things :D
    I think all of that stuff is fake. If it WAS REAL I would crap myself.
  • Dydy 2012/06/08 04:27:41
    Well, many cases of these cases r linked to new (worst) drugs, but I think cannibalism is becoming a real issue
  • Chey Rosborough 2012/06/08 00:11:47
    Chey Rosborough
    i did think noh to start with because thats just rediculous but if u look at the facts its kinda hard not to say yes
  • l0oky 2012/06/07 23:08:38
    What a bunch of morons.. try not to post stuff like this. . .
  • American☆Atheist 2012/06/07 20:23:55
  • Cacilia♥ 2012/06/07 19:46:16
    With Bath Salts... The internet won't be the only thing think that. Society will be thinking it to.
  • Kat 2012/06/07 15:54:48
    It's a cannibalism epidemic!
  • Null_Shock 2012/06/07 04:34:06
    No, I haven't finished testing my viru....I mean I see no evidence to support that theory. It is just a bunch of nutters and junkies.
  • Reuben Rennick 2012/06/06 19:00:50
    Reuben Rennick
    Nah, looks like a teenager thing.nah teenager
  • Guru Casper BN-ZERO 2012/06/06 18:08:56
    Guru Casper BN-ZERO
  • Mike 2012/06/06 16:43:29
    Thanks Hollywood zombie killer
  • Dalvin 2012/06/06 16:36:42
    None of these cases had any indication of an impending zombie apocalypse. Zombie fiction fans want to think so but it's clearly mostly drug related crazies. That being said, i'm going to prepare myself for the crazies and if the time comes i'll prove that a dead body stays dead!!
  • king david Dalvin 2012/06/12 11:52:34
  • the best 2012/06/06 16:14:28
    the best
    you never know
  • Eyes See Wide North 2012/06/06 14:12:43
    Eyes See Wide North
    If enough people take drugs (there are certain ones out there now) that can make them immortal* (I use that word, lightly, but realistcly*) then the world will assume Zombies are the only answer.

    The world knows fear of the unknown, now it can see the unkown (3 guys 1 hammer, 2 men decapitated, 1 mans head, smashed into two) These are things we are not accustomed to, they frighten us.

    Let them scare the world, go with it. Get on top of this ride and survive.
  • Maura :) 2012/06/06 14:10:02
    Maura :)
    its it fun to think about, and joke about, but I think we all know it is not going to happen
  • Groundskeeper Willy 2012/06/06 14:02:09
    Groundskeeper Willy
    A friend of mine describes those who are unprepared as the "walking dead". Which is probably about 95% of the population.

    In terms of economic collapse, societal collapse, things are precarious. Most people have about 3 days worth of food in their houses if that and not an oz of water other than what is in the tap.

    I am not a big prepper, but I do prepare and stock pile stuff it is just common sense..
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