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Conscious Deficit Hypoactivity Disorder – IAZ

Breaking News: They’re on to us true, but perhaps the Blackout is cracking, just a little. This wouldn’t have been published just a few years ago. Doubt they will ever get tenure now… “Scientist Timothy Verstynen, an assistant professor in the department of psychology at Carnegie Mellon University in in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Bradley Voytek,… Read more »

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UNIVERSAL VECTORS: WHAT WE ALL CAN DO

Something about the Scourge and the physiognomy of the Toxic, something unique to them as the lucid and infected, is that they exhibit certain extraordinary (some say supernatural) capacities that others don’t. Following  is a digest of those capacities that all Toxic seem to share. SCRY GRADE ø – Universal Scream: Heat Auras: Subjects report… Read more »

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THE FOOD WE LOVE… When we’re dead.

THE FOOD WE LOVE… Burn, Baby, Burn We half-dead burn calories and energy just like the breathers do, and just like the fully alive, we need to eat to keep functioning. The rate at which we burn through these reserves differs vastly, however. A Toxic laying low for a while may just need to eat once… Read more »

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ECHO VAULT – Hospice Locations

Echo Vault: This notorious hospice was founded only 45 years ago but quickly shot to worldwide fame and influence. Located just below an abandoned subway station in Manhattan, Echo Vault is infamous for initiating the Toxnet project back in the mid-80s. After its denizens got their hands on some ARPANET servers and infected them with… Read more »

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THE SCOURGE: Under the Rotting Flesh

An Old Affliction The Scourge is so old and remorseless that we as a whole have long been dedicated to the idea that it has a supernatural—even biblical—origin. However, our generation struggles to explain it with science, and some dismiss it with conspiracy theories. We may never know what it really is, but we can… Read more »

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BEING TOXIC: The One In Ten Thousand

Face the truth: You’re a zombie now, but not moaning and shuffling like in the movies. You’re still you, who you always were: intelligent, conscious, and endowed with free will. They get it all wrong when they put it on screen, of course. (On purpose, so nobody thinks it’s real.) They show Skags, sure, but… Read more »

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THE TSR PANOPTICON: TOTAL SURVEILLANCE REGIME

They know everything. They’re always watching. If you own a smartphone, throw it away, even if you have it turned off. They have cameras and detectors up everywhere and can tap into nearly every business camera in the world—it’s all part of their global monitoring equipment network. Underestimate its reach and breadth at your peril,… Read more »

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THE ZOMBIE ANT

You have probably heard of the Ophiocordyceps fungus that affects ants… it takes over the brain of the ant, and makes it climb high into a tree-top, adhere itself to a leaf or twig, and die.  A horn-like protuberance then sprouts from the head of the ant – one that holds spores that are then released… Read more »

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WE ARE TOXIC – I AM ZOMBIE

WARNING! Read at your own risk If you’re still human, STOP! This book is not for you. Walk away before you know too much. What has been seen cannot be unseen. You can’t go back: you’ll never forget the ghastly truth. There are thousands of curious BREATHER folk like you who just couldn’t help themselves… Read more »

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Neuroscientists Explain the Undead

“Distinguished neuroscientist Timothy Verstynen, professor of psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, visited Google’s Cambridge, MA office on Halloween. He was there to discuss the book he just co-authored with equally distinguished neuroscientist Bradley Voytek, Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep? A Neuroscientific Look at the Zombie Brain. In this groundbreaking study, the fearless duo dissect… Read more »