preppers

END OF THE WORLD

Doomsday Preppers Love Subscription Boxes

Subscription boxes used to be the domain of cosmetics and cute clothing. Now a niche industry has sprung up around machetes and iodine tablets.
Jon Christian
6.4.18
Postscript

The Radical Fairy Tale Politics of 'Ni No Kuni II'

‘Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom’ advocates simple rules, strong claims, and a demand for empathy and honest governance.
Cameron Kunzelman
4.13.18
Food

I Lived Exclusively Off Doomsday Prepper Food for a Week

Fearing natural disasters and nuclear war, Americans are investing in freeze-dried food. But how does it taste?
Emilie Friedlander
4.11.18
Food

A Beginner's Guide to Doomsday Prepper Cookbooks

Are you anticipating the end of the world? So are these people, and they want to help you cook through it.
Mayukh Sen
4.11.18
doomsday

How Preppers from Around the World Are Gearing Up for Doomsday

The biggest fear-driven purchases driving up the global survivalist economy.
Brigitte Noël
3.9.17
disaster

The Doomsday Prepper Next Door

“Preppers” aren’t just old dudes building bunkers anymore. As the practice goes mainstream, more are young, urban, liberal, and/or on YouTube.
Frederick Blichert
3.5.17
Donald Trump

Doomsday Prepper Supply Companies Are the Real Winners of the Election

Many “preppers” are stocking emergency survival food with decades-long shelf lives, just in case all hell breaks loose on November 8.
Breena Kerr
10.30.16
APOCALYPSE

Preppers Taught Me How to Eat When the World Ends

I spoke to two very different preppers to understand how they plan to eat once the world comes to an end.
David Whelan
10.5.16
Germany

German Government Will Require Citizens to Maintain an Emergency Food Supply

In the wake of a string of terrorist attacks, the “Concept for Civil Defense” report outlines a plan that will require Germans to stockpile ten days’ food supply and five days worth of drinking water.
Wyatt Marshall
8.23.16
Features

Doomsday Preppers Are Planning to 3D Print Their Way Through the Apocalypse

They say whatever they need, should disaster strike, would be just a few clicks away.
Cecilia D’Anastasio
6.17.16
Supermarkets

Here’s How Long You Could Survive If You Got Trapped in a Supermarket

A British astrobiology scientist claims to have figured out how long the average British supermarket could keep an adult fed and watered for.
Phoebe Hurst
2.22.16
Stuff

The Man Who Builds Luxury Bomb Shelters for Paranoid One Percenters

Robert Vicino believes the rich don't live on the same scale as ordinary people in today's society—so why should that change after the end of the world? For a mere $35,000, his company will make their apocalypse experiences truly swanky.
Lynn Parramore
10.11.15
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