From the creative editorial minds at HowStuffWorks.com comes a volume of entertaining advice to help readers survive the end of the world as we know it
In response to our readers, who are particularly curious about both doomsday scenarios and survivalist techniques, HowStuffWorks.com presents Surviving the End of the World. There are many possible ends in store for our world. Zombie hordes could rise up and eat our brains. A viral pandemic could sweep the globe, decimating the human population but for a hearty, immune few. Or a catastrophic solar superstorm might render all electronics on the planet inert, causing a civilization-ending panic. You won’t survive hanging around the dead, the near-dead, or the undead, so in case of Armageddon, head for the hills. Perhaps you’re being chased and leave with nothing but a machete and your will to live. Perhaps you actually have time to pack, but you aren’t sure what you might need. Once you’re in the wilderness, how will you cope? This volume will advise you on such subjects as building shelter in the forest with your bare hands, hunting edible berries in the summer and edible termites year-round, and avoiding the critical stages of dehydration. We even include tips on making moonshine and chocolate, since you’ll need something to sweeten the New World Order. If the world as we knew it came to an end, we’d like to think we’d survive. At least, we’d like to think that this book, with its equal parts education and laughter, gives our readers an advantage. Join us for the apocalypse. Let’s survive together.