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Zombieland

Entertainment:   Educational: In the blog I talked about Rule # 1 of Zombieland ‘Cardio’ so I thought it was only fitting that I review one of my favourite zombie movies. Some people will say that it is not a true zombie movie but I have to disagree. This is one of the new generation

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Rule #1

By now we all know about the rules from the movie Zombieland. In this movie the main character ‘Columbus’ tells us about his rules for surviving zombieland the first of which is ‘cardio’. We are told that having excellent cardio is the key to surviving a zombie apocalypse because you will be able to outrun

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E. Coli outbreak in NB

An E. Coli out break in New Brunswick is suspected to be caused by a food source, read the full story here.   Food and water infections seem to be growing in frequency.  Could this be leading to something bigger?  Sound off in the forum, and let other ZPOC members hear what you have to

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Tornado in Japan

A Tornado ripped through an area near Tokyo today.Tornadoes are probably the most frightening of all natural disasters.  Seeming to form out of nothing and giving little warning.  With winds in excess of 200kph they cause massive amounts of damage and countless lives every year.  Although they are normally short lived the effects of their

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Flesh Eaters

Entertainment Rating:  Educational Rating: This book by Joe Mckinney is the first of three books based in Houston Texas. The story begins after the region has been ravaged by 4 hurricanes in a month and is bracing for a fifth. Once the 5th hurricane has passed all of the waste in the flood waters mixes

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Water

Water is the liquid of life, without it you will die of thirst in 3 maybe 4 days. Which I think would be preferable to what could happen if you drink contaminated water. The World Health Organization estimated in 2000 that there were four billion cases of diarrhoea caused by drinking contaminated water. The same

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Zombies!!!

Entertainment Rating:    Educational Rating:  Zombies is a fun way to waste a couple of hours on a Sunday afternoon. This is a tile based board game where you move your ‘Shot Gun Guy’ through a zombie infested city with the goal of being the first to get to the helicopter or achieve 25 zombie

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The Walking Dead

Entertainment Rating:    Educational Rating:  This ground breaking TV series aired for the first time on AMC Halloween night 2010 immediately setting ratings records that sent other networks scrambling to find a zombie themed series of their own to pit against it. Based on the graphic novel series written by Robert Kirkman and penned by

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Zombie Survival Guide

Entertainment Rating:     Educational Rating: Max Brooks’ Zombie Survival Guide has become the ultimate guide to zombie survival. This is another must have for any zombie enthusiast. Brooks goes through step by step on how to survive a zombie uprising everything from basic supplies to the best weapons to use when facing down a hungry

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Blood

Originally published March 28th 2012 Recently one of my co workers cut himself while we were working and some of his blood got on to the piece of equipment we were working on. Years ago I wouldn’t have given this a second thought, except to ask if he was alright or if he needed a

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