Baffling Illness Strikes Africa, Turns Children Into Violent “Zombies”

DailyTech and CNN have articles up regarding a mysterious disease called “Nodding Sickness” has stricken children in Uganda.  There is currently no known cause for the disease and no cure or treatment.  They’re desperate for attention and any help people can give. Check out the Dailytech article here and the… Continue reading

The bird behavior that inspired Hitchcock’s “The Birds” explained with algae.

So while not specifically zombie related, this is definitely an interesting article about the events on August 18, 1961 in Monterey, California that inspired Alfred Hitchcock to create the movie, The Birds. If you haven’t seen the movie, it’s about birds that went crazy and started attacking people one day…. Continue reading

Stomach microbes linked to anxiety and behavior disorders.

Science Daily has a piece up about research from McMaster University regarding how microbes in your gut influence your behavior.  Important to fans of our film, this means that there could be evidence supporting bacterial causes of disorders such as depression, anxiety, and late onset autism.  Nothing so far to indicate… Continue reading