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Zombie apocalypse survival guide

There are all types of emergency situations that are important to prepare for: earthquakes, hurricanes, zombie apocalypses. Should the living dead surface, this gear will keep you safe -- and keep the zombies at bay.

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Be prepared for a zombie apocalypse...

AMC

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Dismember-me Plush Zombie

Before the apocalypse is upon us, practice dismembering zombies with ThinkGeek's plush doll that you can rip to pieces. Rip him apart, put him back together again and repeat.

ThinkGeek.com

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BioLite CampStove

Cook your food and charge your gadgets at the same time with the BioLite CampStove. This nifty device is quick and easy to light and does not use petroleum.

The CampStove is perfect for emergency situations like blackouts or storms; the stove converts heat while you are cooking into usable electricity to charge your phone.

BioLite

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Pivothead video-recording sunglasses

Shield your eyes from the sun and catch your epic zombie fight on camera while looking like a bad ass. These sunglasses from Pivothead have a built-in video camera and 100% UV A/B/C blocking and anti-scratch hydrophobic coatings.

Pivothead

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Swedish FireSteel

Forget flint stones; this compact gadget is designed to start fires in any weather condition and at any altitude.

Light my Fire/Amazon.com

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NiteCore P25 "Smilodon" 860 Lumen Tactical Flashlight

Packing for a camping trip or looking to add to your zombie survival kit? NiteCore’s Tactical Rechargeable LED Flashlight is perfect for both.

Water, dust and impact resistant, this flashlight is rechargeable and allows you to see up to 283 meters away.  It also boasts a 325 hour battery life and 8 different rapidly switchable brightness levels.

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NDuR Survival Straw

When on the run from zombies you will need to make sure you always have a clean source of water. Whether you are camping, on a hike or stranded on a desert island, this straw can save your life.

Don’t waste your time building a fire and boiling water for drinking; the NDuR Survial Straw instantly kills up to 99.9999% of viruses and bacteria. Made from BPA-free plastic, the Survival Straw filters up to 25+ gallons of water before needing a replacement and only costs $29.99.

NDūR/ThinkGeek.com

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Pelican ProGear™ 35QT Elite Cooler

This cooler is not for the fainthearted. With a whopping 7-10 day ice retention ability, the Pelican ProGear Elite Cooler will put your cooler to shame.

Ideal for a zombie apocalypse, the cooler will keep your food and beverages from spoiling.

Bonus? This cooler is assembled in the USA.

Pelican

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Earl Backcountry Survival Tablet

iPads and the like can be incredibly handy when you're around things like Wi-Fi, cellular towers, and electricity. For those times when you're not, there's the Earl Backcountry Survival Tablet.

Designed specifically for use in the wilderness, it offers features like a 1024 x 768 6" flexible E-Ink screen with the ability to double as an emergency lantern, a built-in AM/FM/SW/LW radio tuner, an IP67 rated water/dust/shock/mud-proof design, an integrated solar panel, internal weather sensors, a FRS, GMRS and MURS transceiver for use as a two-way radio, and a glove-friendly infrared touchscreen.

Combined with the robust GPS hardware, Bluetooth 4.0, and Android 4.1, it's a uniquely qualified piece of kit that could quickly become indispensable during a zombie apocalypse.

Sqigle, Inc.

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Gerber LMF II Knife

The 4.8-inch high-carbon blade on this military-grade knife, measures about 11-inches long, is tough enough to chip away at tree bark, pry off metal parts, and chop up wood. At the base of the knife, you’ll find partially serrated blade that can cut through a seatbelt. Comes in brown or black.

Gerber

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Etón BoostTurbine2000

If the power grid goes down, this hand-cranked power generator can keep your gadgets running. Turn the crank for one minute to get 30-seconds of power on your phone. An LED light on the turbine shows the battery level – at full-power, the turbine can fully charge a smartphone from zero.

Eton Corp.

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Pandemic Quick Kit

Available at ContagionSurvival.com, this pandemic survival kit includes a pair of plastic coveralls (blue for adults, white for kids), a hair net, goggles, latex gloves, a respirator mask, a bio-hazard disposal bag, and two different hand sanitizers. Comes in a handy re-sealable plastic pouch.

ContagionSurvival.com

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Zombie Costume

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. You will blend right in with the rest of the zombies with this scary costume. Maybe they won't notice you are human...

Partycity.com

Zombie apocalypse survival guide

There are all types of emergency situations that are important to prepare for: earthquakes, hurricanes, zombie apocalypses. Should the living dead surface, this gear will keep you safe -- and keep the zombies at bay.

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