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Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse: Just Do the Math

This equation could spell your doom: (bN)(S/N)Z = bSZ. That is, if you ever found yourself in the midst of a zombie pandemic. Full story

Program lets Scouts turn each other into 'zombies'

Pssssst. Hey, Scout. Tag! You're a zombie! Full story

'Monsters University' scares up $82 million, overcomes zombie hordes

Affable monsters and hordes of zombies converged at the North American box office over the weekend to create a perfect storm for moviegoing.Disney and Pixar's long-awaited sequel "Monsters University" opened to a sizzling $82 million, the No. 2 Pixar opening of all time after "Toy Story 3"($110 mill Full story

Zombies are ‘king of the monsters,’ author proclaims

   With “World War Z” opening in movie theaters, zombies are once again everywhere. NBC’s Keith Miller investigates our fascination with the undead with the help of author and director of the Zombie Research Society Matt Mogk.

Zombies take over popular culture

   Brad Pitt’s “World War Z” is only the latest in the walking dead’s pop culture takeover, from TV and movies to video games and apps. NBC’s Keith Miller takes a look at why we’re so fascinated with zombies.

Movie zombies have staggered from slow to fast -- is smart next?

In Brad Pitt's new movie, "World War Z," a soldier gives Pitt's character the lowdown on their undead opponent: Bullets to the body only slow them down, though head shots kill them. They sometimes ooze a kind of black tarry substance, and they love biting humans "like fat kids love Twix." And as fi Full story

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  Right-wing derangement on display

Following the controversy over zombie targets resembling President Obama that were on display at the NRA convention erupts, Rev. Sharpton discusses the fringe groups in America who choose to vilify the president in new ways.

  'The Walking Dead' Creator on Show's Success

To make "The Walking Dead," each episode costs $2.8 million. Creator Robert Kirkman, offers insight on the zombie trend, and whether a movie is in the works.

  Zombie worlds for 'Resident Evil' and 'Left 4 Dead' collide

Capcom and Valve announced that characters and zombies from each game will start appearing in each other's games. NBCNews.com's Todd Kenreck reports.

  NRA’s zombie approach to selling guns to kids

Rolling Stone’s Tim Dickinson joins Martin Bashir to explain how the NRA uses zombie “bodies” that ooze blood to help market assault weapons to kids (video of the bloodied zombie dummies included).

  Zombies! Hackers prank Emergency Broadcast System

Residents in Montana were part of a disturbing prank on Monday when hackers broke into the Emergency Broadcast System on a local TV station and warned people of attacks from the undead. The network is investigating the hack.

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