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Zombie Apocalypse List Of Attacks in 2012, Real Or Just Covered More?

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We’ve all grown up watching zombie films, from old black and whites to ‘Resident Evil’ to ‘The Walking Dead’, but people seem to believe that zombies may very well exist today, and that the CDC is covering it up. Creepy right? But everyone loves a good conspiracy.

Everyone may have heard by now of the ‘Miami Zombie’ attack back in May, where a man, Rudy Eugene, attacked a man, and proceeded to eat away large sections of the homeless man’s face. The responding police officer shot Rudy, and instead of going down, as any normal human would, Rudy turned to the police officer and growled, snapping his teeth like a rabid dog. The gunshots didn’t seem to phase him, and he was unnaturally strong, but soon succumbed after additional gunshots. The explanation? A variant of LSD “Bath Salts”, which is made from a three drug cocktail and causes hallucinations, psychosis, violence, and an immunity to pain.

But what has our every-day zombie conspirators in an uproar are the strange events that happened before, and after, this incident. Separately these incidents have no relevant pattern or meaning, but strung together they create the Zombie Apocalypse Theory. This Zombie Apocalypse list of attacks is still growing for 2012, please let us know if you know of other incidents in the comments.

Zombie Rash in Hollywood Florida May 16, 2012

15 Students and 2 teachers at McArthur High School in Hollywood, FL broke out in mysterious rashes. “Their arms and abdomens are covered in rashes,” says Fire-Rescue Division Chief Mark Steele as he spoke to the Miami Herald, “It happened pretty quickly, so we believe that this is something that’s very acute.”

What frightened people most was when the school was evacuated and a HazMat team came in to investigate. The students and teachers who were exposed were reportedly in a reading room, where no chemicals of any kind should have been. It began when a majority of a class of 21 students, walking from one classroom to the reading room, started developing itchy rashes and hives. The Florida Public Health and Medical Department arrived along with the Fire Department, and showered those affected in an area set up outside the school before being transported on a plastic lined school bus to Memorial Regional Hospital. After a time in the hospital, it was reported that the itchy rashes were the only symptom, and that everyone was stable. What caused the rash remains a mystery, and it was reported that the HazMat did not find anything suspicious and gave the all-clear.

May 18, 2012

An unknown chemical exposure shut down a terminal at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The chemical is still unknown, but a spokesman from the airport says that it appeared to be an aerosol can that discharged in someones luggage. It sent five people to the hospital with reparatory complaints. Officials say that more than 1,000 passengers and 14 flights were delayed because of it. Enough for a zombie theory? Not really, but its on the list.

Zombie Apocalypse in Illinois on May 21, 2012

A Bellwood man in La Grange, IL allegedly grabbed an 18-year old woman by the neck, twisted her right arm and bit her cheek while threatening to kill her if she called the police. The man, Lloyd Cortez, 18, was arrested.

Zombie Apocalypse in Lauderdale Lakes, FL on May 23, 2012

Another mysterious outbreak has officials completely baffled. Four 6th graders and a teacher at Lauderdale Lakes Middle School were examined by authorities after experiencing itchiness and bumpy red rashes, the same as the twelve students experienced a week before. HazMat returned to the scene after the school was put on lockdown for a second time. The incident has been named the cause of an “undetermined irritant” which is a fancy way of saying “we don’t know.”

May 25, 2012

EMS and HazMat crews respond to a school in Lake County when 27 children and adults came off of a school bus feeling ill. They has watery eyes and were coughing, and complained of an odd smell on the bus. The children and adults were washed down with hoses. The cause is still unknown although they believe it was a pesticide the bus driver used to clean the bus earlier.

Zombie Apocalypse in Jamaica, FL May 25, 2012

A “disoriented” passenger rushed the front of a plane going from Jamaica to Miami after standing in his seat and ignoring the crew member’s instructions to sit down. He was subdued by some of the 165 passengers on flight 320. Ryan Snider has been arrested on federal charges, although according to the FBI this was not a terrorism-related incident. Though the question remains, if he truly was ‘disoriented’ in a medical way, why is he being arrested on federal charges?

Zombie Apocalypse in Miami, Florida May 26, 2012

The Miami Zombie attack, described above.

MIAMI CANNIBAL / Zombie FACE REVEALED, Rudy Eugene

Zombie Apocalypse in San Diego, CA May 29, 2012

An altercation began at a family gathering in the Spring Valley area of San Diego, resulting in the suspect, later arrested, biting off the nose of his cousin who was raced to the hospital.

Zombie Apocalypse in Baltimore, Maryland May 2012

About a week or so after the Miami Zombie incident, 21 year old Baltimore student, Alexander Kinyua, accused of killing his roommate, told police he did kill the victim, Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodi, and ate his heart and part of his brain. He hid the hands and head of the victim in his family’s basement laundry room. Earlier in May Kinyua was charged in another attack where the victim was brutally beaten but did survive.

Maryland Cannibal / Man Admits Eating Heart of Victim

Zombie Apocalypse in China Early July 2012

In Wenzhhou, in south east China, reports a bus driver named Dong was drinking heavily during lunch that day. He then suddenly ran out into the road and stood in front of a car begin driven by a woman named Du, stopping her from driving any further. Dong then climbed onto the hood of her car and began beating at the hood and windshield. The frightened woman screamed for help, then tried to escape, climbing out of her car and running. Witnesses say Dong leapt from the car and tackled her, wrestling her to the ground where he then began biting her face. Witnesses successfully wrestled Dong away from the woman and he was taken into custody. Du was taken to the hospital where doctors said she would need surgery to repair her nose and lips.

Zombie Incident on July 7, 2012

Officers respond to a scene a little before 4:30am to find two men restraining Jeremiah Aaron Haughee, age 22, naked in a puddle of urine and glass. The homeowners aokie to the sound of Haughee destroying their garden and outdoor furniture. He crawled up onto the roof, then leapt off, landing on the hood of their truck causing $1,500 worth of damage. The man then leapt onto the homeowner and bit him in the stomach. The homeowner will be permanently disfigured. Officers called for backup and put leg shackles and handcuffs on Haugee, they also used a spit hood and a stun gun to try and subdue him. Despite all this, Haugee then moved his cuffed hands from the back of him to the front while still kicking at the polices officers. They used the stun gun on him five times, and was then taken to the hospital and given Ketamine.

Naked Man Shot Three Times With Stun Gun – Another Cannibal?

– Cops in Canada are also searching for a low budget porn actor, Luka Rocco Magnotta, who allegedly killed a young man with an ice pick, dismembered the body, then proceeded to rape and eat the flesh from the corpse. He allegedly mailed some of the body parts to Ottawa, and is accused of killing cats on video and posting the footage online. Reports say he may be in France at the moment.

Luka Magnotta – Interview with a Psychopath

These instances have people wondering whats behind the flesh eating wave and the strange outbreaks in the various schools. According to the federal government however, a Zombie Apocalypse is the last thing we need to worry about and does not even exist. Over the years the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has released a couple of “zombie warnings” which are actually just disaster preparedness stunts. But about a month ago they made it official: Zombies do not exist.

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  1. kat

    December 13, 2013 at 8:01 am

    How the heck is this helpful I mean really… what the heck, you say its real than not real well, for one thing I know, its real and its not the rash or ill thing your talking about and how is that even near a zombie virus or any thing its not like the Black Plauge that happen hundreds of years ago or small pox that was in the World War one aera and how is a simple rash the cause of zomdies its not A FREAKING RASH OR DRUG…. its LQP-79 have you heard of it? 🙁 Its real not some kind of fake chemical or rash its a virus that attacks the brain. Or you can call it a mental virus If you have Questions about is then email me or somthing so I can explain what it really is and its real zombies will happen. Sadly

  2. hi

    October 20, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    Im just reading world war z and i dont know if its real or not but i shoot guns so zombies come and get it

  3. Daniel

    August 17, 2012 at 11:47 am

    and what about a new drug called ‘krokodil’ from russian? this drug cause the people’s organs decomposition, and it is scary. sorry for my bad english.

  4. Kyle

    August 16, 2012 at 11:24 pm

    I believe the conspiracies are both right and wrong. Forum Crowd: Really? No way! How can they be BOTH right and wrong? Correction: How the F*** can they be both right and wrong? .I forgot the modern generation always has to swear in every OTHER sentence d@mm!t!

    I believe the problem lies in them not wanting to feel responsible for a *wave of panic* as they do not have the dam answers or reassurance the public needs so they go for the blanket approach of denial until the very last minute then act surprised at it all to fool the public.

    It’s not an enslavement trap conspiracy unlike what you young Liberals think but their is a conspiracy nonetheless. It’s just not what you thought as most of the political fractions cannot even agree with each other on what they want..

    As usual the media will be given credit for being on *top of it all*.

    I gotta go as I am being called and don’t like typing under pressure or I make mistakes. 🙁

  5. princess bitch

    August 10, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    tell that someone to shut the **** up

  6. rad

    August 2, 2012 at 6:51 am

    I stopped reading where it called bath salts a variant of LSD and knew the rest of your article would be just as ill informed.

  7. Someone

    August 2, 2012 at 12:31 am

    I say that this ‘zombie apocalypse’ is fake. They could just be people who practice Cannibalism, or people who obsesses over horror films or games. These cases could of happened over the years and finally they’re bringing these stories up to scare people. To keep them believing the stupid government. Everyone’s getting so twisted into these movies and games and they seem to make killing, raping, eating or anything else is okay to do to another human being. People nowadays are just sick, ignorant, trying to get attention, or completely insane. Or it could all just be in the mind. Minds play tricks…

    • YourWorstNightmare

      August 19, 2012 at 11:40 am

      hey, buddy. Why don’t you listen to yourself? “People nowadays are just sick, ignorant, trying to get attention, or completely insane.” Why don’t you stfu? its not like people in your generation were any different if you were born in a different generation. Sure, we have more things to desensitize us to violence. in some ways thats good, in some ways thats bad. but you know what? who are you to judge people?yes, killing, raping, thats bad and horrible to do to someone. eating, im not so sure, in a situation where i was starving and all there was was another person near me, i’d probably eat him too. but only if there was no more food on earth, and if i was almost about to die of starvation. and obsessing over horror films and movies? i’ll admit, i have an extreme interest in horror, games, movies, weapons, you don’t see me becoming a terrorist do you? no! so before you go deciding what it is making these people these way, and even more, judging them for their crimes, look at whats actually making them do this. Don’t know? then keep your damn mouth shut and study up more on it.

  8. MackNinja

    August 1, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    Guys, we need to forget whats happened and start acting. This s*** ain’t fiction, forget what you seen in the movies and other Zombie related books/movies. Take ideas from these and be prepared though. Its hints of a zombie apocalypse, and all it takes is for the s*** to spread fast and be unprepared, then your f***ed ! Always remember the crowbar ! Great weapon, and can be a practical tool too 🙂

  9. Jim Weinberg

    August 1, 2012 at 11:04 am

    A 17 yr old Hollywood, Fl resident dates a zombie, writes an original song about it & then lpays it on WLRN radio !
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLL-OHEv0vU&list=UUuA6yStGrPonSMK76jCxAmQ&index=1&feature=plcp

  10. Lane Spahr

    August 1, 2012 at 12:50 am

    Several mainstream news sites reported last week that toxicology tests on Rudy Eugene found no traces of bath salts or methamphetamines, and only a trace of pot. Look it up. Lane

  11. jenna

    August 1, 2012 at 12:38 am

    a month or so ago, the autopsy report came back for “the Miami zombie” apparently there was nothing in his system other than pot, which we all know won’t cause anybody to act out like that.

  12. An Ony Mous

    July 31, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    So, the recent cases of people eating human/dog flesh might kind of resemble the zombies that we think zombies are like (eating flesh, immune to pain, making weird sounds and sometimes even inhuman strength) but how are the cases of sudden rashes or illness related to the ‘zombies’?

    • YourWorstNightmare

      August 19, 2012 at 11:42 am

      could be skin starting to deteriorate, or perhaps the sickness can affect the skin as well?

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New Study On Exomoons Opens Possibility Of Discovering Alien Life

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Exoplanets, based on researches, do exist beyond our solar system. This year’s discovery, of some unknown foreign bodies, widen the understanding of astronomers, and at the same time, awakened the interest of the public. And so far, thousands of exoplanets have been discovered in the past two decades — mostly with NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope.

The use of advanced technology intended for celestial discoveries traces back in 2009. As of mid-March 2018, Kepler has discovered 2,342 confirmed exoplanets and revealed the existence of perhaps 2,245 exoplanets, totaling to 3,706 sightings, according to Space.com.

So far in 2019, NASA has two utmost observations regarding “Exoplanets —” a stepping stones towards a more significant finding on other celestial bodies that may be essential for humans in the future.

Earlier this year, NASA’s specialized team was focusing on a unique kind of exoplanet; one that’s the same size as Earth which orbits a sun-like star in the habitable zone. The habitable zone means that a planet’s temperature allows liquid water to form oceans — one that can be considered critical for life to exist, just like Earth.

And last month, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS), the George August University of Gottingen, and the Gottingen Observatory discovered 18 Earth-sized planets beyond the solar system. They found out that the smaller ones are the targets in the search for Earth-like planets due to its potential of having an inhabitable environment outside the solar system.

Today, as NASA re-discovers the world outside our planet, it has again examined other celestial bodies that may be found essential to understand life beyond Earth. Moons orbiting planets outside our solar system are believed to offer another hint about the pool of worlds that may be home to extra-terrestrial life. The research originated from astrophysicist at the University of Lincoln.

Records from NASA’s Kepler showed that more than 4000 planets are orbiting stars outside the solar system. Ninety-six percent of these so-called exoplanets are significantly larger than the Earth, and most of them are comparable with the dimensions of gas giants like Neptune or Jupiter.

But the most newsworthy fact regarding these exoplanets, most especially large gas giants, may harbor moons which contain liquid water. According to Dr. Sutton, these moons can be internally heated by the gravitational pull of the planet they orbit. This understanding leads to the formation of liquid water well outside the normal narrow habitable zone for planets that we are currently trying to find Earth-like planets. Researchers believe that if they can find them, moons offer a more promising avenue to finding extra-terrestrial life.

According to Dr. Sutton’s latest research, moons orbiting the exoplanet J1407b, have a probability of containing liquid water. Aside from that, they also analyzed whether these moons may have caused gaps in the planet’s ring system.

Before formulating the answers, one challenge that Dr. Sutton and the team had encountered was the fact that exomoons were challenging to detect due to their sizes as well as the distance from the earth. Scientists have the rare chance to spot them by looking at the effect they cause on objects around them just like “planetary rings.” In the case of exoplanet J1407b, its exomoon was being carefully studied, including its influence on the planet itself.


Illustration of an exoplanetary system, potentially with an exomoon orbiting it.
 NASA/DAVID HARDY, VIA ASTROART.ORG

When these planetary rings were found to be presently orbiting around exoplanet J1407b, Dr. Sutton ran computer simulations to model the rings. He found out that the said rings are 200 times larger than those around Saturn. Gravitational forces between all particles were considered and used to update the positions, velocities, and accelerations in the computer models of the planet and its ring system.

Moreover, the team also analyzed the moon, which orbited at various ratios outside of the rings that caused gaps and form an unexpected 100 orbital periods. Meaning, this is not an ordinary moon that orbits another exoplanet.

However, further research revealed that the orbiting moon did affect the scattering of particles along the ring edge — proof that the moon is active as well as the exoplanet itself. Hence, the understanding opens a possible indication that the moon may contain liquid water, as it can be internally heated by the gravitational pull of the planet they orbit — which then leads to the development of liquid water outside the normal narrow habitable zone that may be essential for the human-life form to exist.

The habitable zone means that a planet’s temperature allows liquid water to form oceans, one that can be considered critical for life to exist just like Earth. If this condition existed in one of the newly found planets, then it is possible that the Earth is not alone in housing living organisms.

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Look: Chimpanzees Eat Crabs For Survival

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Apes eating bananas are cute and typical, but chimpanzees that chomp on crabs are too unusual. Today, researchers at the Department of Anthropology from the University of Zurich revealed for the first time that chimpanzees could eat crabs. The research finding aims to widen “our understanding of why aquatic fauna became more and more important as a source of nutrition in the course of human evolution.”

Researchers from Kyoto University observed how wild chimpanzees caught and preyed on fresh-water crabs in a rainforest in the Nimba Mountains in Guinea year-round. The finding somehow contradicts the common idea that anthropoid apes such as chimpanzees and gorillas, the closest species to humans do not eat aquatic animals.

A copy of the research findings was published Wednesday in an online website of the Journal of Human Evolution. The study reveals the first evidence which proves that non-human apes usually catch and eat aquatic fauna, said Kathelijne Koops, one of the researchers.

In the small and shallow rivers of the rainforest, the chimpanzees haunt for the crabs by scratching and beating up the riverbed with their fingers.

The said study began in 2012 when the team observed how chimpanzees ate river crabs at a water hole in the forests of Guinea in West Africa. To prove that such behavior of chimpanzees happened, the team set up camera traps at four water holes between 2012 and 2014 — this documented and recorded chimpanzees that eat crabs for almost 181 times.

The research team also discovered that these chimpanzees living in the rain forest in the Nimba Mountains of Guinea consumed freshwater crabs year-round. This means that non-human apes regularly catch and choose aquatic fauna as a source of food to survive.

Chimpanzees do eat crabs even though fruits are available. They searched for it in shallow streams in the mountainous rain forest region through either scratching or digging up the riverbed with their fingers. It is in the riverbed where these crabs were mostly found with high nutritional value.

Researchers explained that on rainy season, more river crabs appear on the area. Although, much to their surprise, researchers emphasized that there was no correlation between crab-fishing activity and the amount of monthly rainfall. Chimpanzees like to eat crabs regardless whether it’s rainy or dry season; where there’s not enough water in the streams where crabs can survive. 

However, some curious scholars from another institute questioned whether these chimpanzees only rely on river crabs for primary food. Researchers at the Department of Anthropology emphasized, as a result of almost two years of observation, that chimpanzees eat more crabs when there are only a few ants available to munch. This means that aside from river crabs, chimpanzees also like to eat ants. Another possible explanation is that Chimpanzees like to eat crabs and ants because both contain the same nutritional value.

Furthermore, the researchers noticed that female chimpanzees and their young babies spend more time finding and eating crabs compared to adult males. The group of lactating and young female chimpanzees was the frequent consumers of river crabs. Their babies lined up and waited to be fed, while the younger ones — who understands the laborious work of finding crabs — came with their mothers to dig. Koops said that one of the possible explanations for this discovery is that crabs contain fatty acids and micronutrients that are good for both the mother and baby’s health.

What will be the impact of this study?

Chimpanzees are our closest living family in the animal kingdom. Past studies found that human ancestors ate fish, turtles, and other aquatic animals way back two million years ago when they left the comforts of the forest and decided to settle in the savanna. Matsuzawa, one of the researchers of this project, said that humans might have been eating aquatic animals since the earliest humans lived in forests for over four million years ago.

If chimpanzees eat river crabs, then it is possible that humans — as far as four million years ago — already ate aquatic organisms as a source of food to survive the drastic change in the environment.

The results of this study can help us understand that marine organisms are a vital source of nutrition, and it somehow helped in human evolution. The study presents an idea and a step towards finding out when and how humans began to eat aquatic animals.

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Facebook Affirms Decision To Block Marijuana Advertising

No more marijuana ads on Facebook? Facebook in its weekly policy meeting have affirmed previous decision to block contents that attempts to sell and advertise marijuana. Click To Tweet

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Facebook in its weekly policy meeting have affirmed previous decision to block contents that attempts to sell and advertise marijuana.

As Facebook gains a footing in the advertising industry along with Google, the California-based tech corp has finally decided that they will be implementing a universal ban on advertisements that attempt to sell marijuana.

Following an arduous rally of pros and cons and board room deliberations on the matter, the company has finally come up with continuing to block marijuana-related content and advertising on its platform, a decision made Tuesday says.

Roughly 60 policy makers and executive of the company convened at Ireland, Washington D.C., Kenya, Los Angeles and Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park at the company’s weekly product policy meeting, arguing the merits of the policy and the counter policy on whether they should allow direct cannabis sales throughout its platform. At the end of the meeting, the body has agreed that they will keep their anti-cannabis policy in place but also noted that the company would be implementing several changes on the social networking site’s current cannabis content rules.

Selling marijuana is already legal in some states and Canada, and currently, Facebook bans cannabis related content, especially those that attempt to sell, trade, or barter the drug. At present, Facebook, however, allows the advertising of cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-intoxicating compound found in cannabis plants. Other allowable contents are posts, pages and non-advertising content touting the sale of cannabis seeds and items such as bongs, rolling papers, vaporizers and accessories that are often found at legal smoke shops.

Facebook rolled out an updated version of their policies on community contents that govern tobacco, drugs, and other regulated products such as guns and CBD. Accessory ad regulations became tighter too.

However, Facebook’s decision to uphold its previous rules and strengthen them dismayed the cannabis industry citing that the universal ban can hamper companies’ ability to reach an audience that is available on the social media platform.

“What is the dream that has been killed?” Rebecca Brown, founder of Crowns Agency, which specializes in cannabis marketing and brand consulting, said over the phone Tuesday. “Everyone needs to build a brand and not just micro brands, but household, name brands. Facebook has reached and scale that competes with traditional broadcast. The bitter pill of this decision was that Facebook could have become an opportunity that could have solved very significant impediments to [cannabis companies] becoming a Coke, a Starbucks, a Walmart,” Brown said.

Journalists from the MarketWatch, who was also present in the meeting said that “Facebook studied three potential changes to its cannabis sales policy, according to presentation slides. One would have allowed users to sell pot directly to one another and buy from recreational and medical pot shops in legal jurisdictions. A second option looked at only buying from brick-and-mortar shops where pot is legal, and a third narrowed sales further still to only those stores involved with medical cannabis.”

Noting the complexity of cannabis legislation from around the globe and the diversity of policies targeted at irresponsible marijuana users, the team highlights that cannabis regulation in each country varies, and it is impossible for them to roll out. “The company also said that, partially because of regulatory uncertainty, it would be “operationally difficult” to implement policies — for example, determining who is a legitimate operator and who is not, across hundreds of jurisdictions.”

As part of the plan, Facebook said it was going to spend more time training content moderators about its cannabis-related policies. “For companies that are focused on creating a brand like we are, that is only accessible to those over the age of 18; Facebook is one of the best ways in the world to only target the audience we want to speak to,” Jake Heimark, chief executive of edibles-maker Plus Products Inc. PLPRF, -1.12% said it.

“It’s a real loss for the whole industry,” he said. “That’s the worst thing about this — Facebook could be a partner. But it’s a global company, and they’re put in a difficult spot.”

“We’re dealing with a regulator that’s trying to fix that plane while they’re flying it,” Michael Elkin, vice president of partnerships and sales at High 12 Brands, said late Tuesday over the phone. “Health Canada has not come out with a specific regulation — we’re still waiting for proper direction. Nothing [would have] changed.”

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