A mathematician from Morgan Freeman's show Through The Wormhole shows how fast an hypothetical zombie virus could spread around the world. The epidemic would be inevitable and cities would be overran in weeks. If you don't feel that's worrying wait until you hear it from Freeman's epic voice.
When you think about how you would deal with a zombie invasion, the weapons that come to mind probably don't include slingshots. But if the story of David and Goliath has taught us anything it's that slingshots are pretty deadly. Plus that whole underdog thing. Whatever.
A very smart dude by the name of Mark Rober figured out that if you strap two iPad 2's to yourself, you can create this incredible, freaky hole effect. This guy should work for NASA. Oh wait, he does.
Wasps, like most insects have clear roles for each member of the colony. Basically, everybody makes sure the queen is doing ok making babies. Everything works like clockwork until a Svengali-like fly larva takes over a wasp and makes it do its bidding.
Apparently the only people who care about zombies are the people who live in developed, populous, Western-with-a-tinge-of-Japan big cities. The rest of the world just doesn't give a crap about the walking dead.
I miss Adam Frucci every day, but today I really miss his expertise. Behold, the Zombie, Alien, Frankenstein, Dracula and Cyborg Fleshlights and matching dildos! I don't know what kind of sick nerd would like to have sex with a zombievag.
If you didn't grow up inside of a zombie ladybug, you really missed out. That's how the larvae of a species of parasitic wasp spend their formative days, using a half-alive, twitching ladybug husk as an incubator and a shield from predators.
One day in the not-too-distant future, a mindless horde of cannibalistic killing machines will come shambling through the streets of America. And when that day comes, the U.S. Army will be on it faster than you can scream "BRAAIIIINNSS!"
All I want for Christmas are some zombies and sentient, weaponized plants to protect me from said zombies. Failing that? These adorable clay figurines that look just like them.
LOIC ("Low Orbit Ion Cannon") is an application developed by 4Chan-affiliated hackers designed to—when used en masse by thousands of anonymous users—launch Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on websites. Like Visa.com and Mastercard.com, for instance.
Set your phasers to overkill and bring ensign Jimmy along as a decoy while we follow a band of fanboy survivors as they escape the horrors of GulfCon, site of the worst undead Trekkie outbreak this side of Fortune City.
Yesterday we chose our Halloween Illustration Contest winner and locked Gizmodo's contributing artist Sam Spratt in a creepy basement with instructions to draw a freaky portrait. Here's the result.
Just once, I wish this would happen in a movie. Just once, because more than that would be a waste of too many perfectly good buckets of popcorn. [xkcd]
Official Star Wars artist Matt Busch has created six horrific zombified posters for the Star Wars films, with a mini zombie storyline running through them. See Obi Wan decay more with every new movie poster!
Run. Run! Run for your life, but don't step over giant green pipe on your way out, or the zombie Super Nintendo will catch you to suck your blood and soul. The damn thing even glows in the dark: