Zombies, Run! Audio Adventure and Run Game

Zombies, Run!This is the coolest thing since self-check-out at the grocery store. It’s almost enough to make me want to exercise. Well, not really. But if you are the compulsive type who simply has to burn calories while accomplishing absolutely nothing of value other than burning calories (what kind of world thinks this is a good thing?), then this application is for you.

Zombies, Run! is a jogging/running exercise enhancement application available at the iTunes store. (Coming to Android soon.) Download the app, customize it with your own music playlist and then start running. The app includes a storyline that plays out while you run. (Stuff like, “I thought we cleared that sector! They’re coming your way, runner #5! Run!)

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Top 5 Pre-Apocalyptic Vacations

Machu PicchuToday’s post is intended to encourage all of us apoc-junkies to step back from the brink while time still permits. During apocalypse month The Green Porch has brought the blogosphere many great posts such as: Build your Post-Apocalyptic Compound with Hemcrete, Apocalyptic Gardening, and Top 5 Cities Incase of Apocalypse.

All of that culminates today with our final salute to our certain future. In a vein of optimism The Green Porch would like to generate discussion over the best locals for taking those last minute pre-apocalypse get-aways. After all, one of the best ways to spend our last days, weeks, months (or maybe years) on the civilized and non-radiated, mutant infested, kill-bot patrolled home we call earth, is and should be… travel. [Read more…]

Investing for the Apocalypse

Pink and the BrainEnd times portfolios can be tricky animals, especially when so much uncertainty exists as to what form the end will take. After all, if Al Gore is right then maybe Spielberg’s Pinky and the Brain had the right idea when they bought up all the property on the planet thirteen floors up and higher. But if alien invasion is to initiate our demise, then perhaps an underground cavern in the wilderness would be more appropriate.

So, with all this apocalyptic diversity in mind, here are some universal investment principles you can (pun intended) take to the bank.

1.) Cash is king, until it isn’t. When it comes to the apocalypse, most people expect a sudden cataclysm. But this is simply a result of Hollywood run amuck. In reality the end will most likely look more like our current situation. [Read more…]