Last year I wrote a fun piece titled "Top 10 ways to prepare for the total breakdown of society without looking like a (complete) lunatic" in which I suggested some preparations a sane person could take to improve their chances of surviving a society-shaking event like a zombie outbreak, meteor strike or alien invasion. Most were greener-living-friendly items like grow a backyard garden, learn how to fix and build things, and get to know your neighbors, but I also threw in learn how to hunt and build a 15-foot-high electric fence for good measure.

I could have saved myself a lot of time in writing that article and suggested that readers buy into Vivos, a planned network of underground luxury bunkers (complete with enough gourmet food to last a year) allowing members to ride out disasters — man-made, natural, or otherwise. A network of luxe bunkers will house 3,400 people and is being built by timeshare developer Robert Vicino.

Check out this video of Vivos' planned network.

All that could be yours for only $50,000 (and the faith that these things will actually be built). Check out the site; it's wonderfully paranoid. (You gotta love it when construction deadlines are driven by disaster prophecies.)

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Shea Gunther is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.

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