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Is 2021 the Year of the Zombie Apocalypse?

Recently, analyzed some of Nostradamus’ famous prophecies, which many believe accurately predict future events. One of the most interesting predictions actually takes place in 2021, and it alleges that this year will be the start of the zombie apocalypse. Are you ready to fight some walkers?

The details of Nostradamus’ prediction are as follows: A Russian scientist will create a biological weapon that produces a virus turning humankind into zombies, and causing the extinction of humans in the near future.

“Few young people: half−dead to give a start. Dead through spite, he will cause the others to shine, And in an exalted place some great evils to occur: Sad concepts will come to harm each one, Temporal dignified, the Mass to succeed. Fathers and mothers dead of infinite sorrows, Women in mourning, the pestilent she−monster: The Great One to be no more, all the world to end.”

Sounds pretty damned creepy. Some may dismiss this as pure nonsense, which is understandable. However, if you do believe there is a small possibility of the walking dead actually happening, we have some light reading for you … courtesy of the CDC. Yes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have offered up advice on how we can survive a zombie apocalypse. Sounds kind of legit, doesn’t it? Their Zombie Preparedness guide provides readers with a place to find answers, just in case flesh-eating undead actually do start to walk among us.

We checked out the guide and are happy to provide you with some highlights. Most well-prepared alpha males probably have already done the prep outlined in the guide, but it does not hurt to have a refresher. The CDC recommends the following components of your emergency kit:

  • Water (1 gallon per person/day)
  • non-perishable food (canned goods, jerky, etc.)
  • prescription and non-prescription medication
  • Tools
  • Hygiene and sanitary supplies
  • Change of clothes / boots
  • Bedding / sleeping bag
  • First aid kit
  • any important documentation (passports or drivers licenses)

Lastly, the CDC recommends developing an emergency plan with your family so you know what to do if a disaster occurs. This includes selecting a meeting location, as well as an evacuation route.

You may want to throw a firearm and some ammunition in there as well. If the power grid fails, you’ll be bartering (or potentially fighting) for food. With that, pick up some physical maps of your state and surrounding states in case Waze and Google maps aren’t options. Flashlights, batteries, and a swiss army knife should keep you set for awhile. Grab a military-grade rucksack and store away all of your supplies in a quick, easy to grab bag and you’re well on your way.

Remember, it may be a small investment now, but if shit really does hit the fan due to a natural disaster, terrorist attack, or a zombie apocalypse, all the money in the world won’t matter. Supplies will, and you’ll be kicking yourself for not spending the time and money to get ready right now. Pro tip: aim for the brain.

-Your Big Bro