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This Fallout Shelter Community Envisions a Less Lonely Apocalypse

Terra Vivos’ worst-case scenario bunkers are decidedly middle class, existing between survivalist huts and multimillionaire disaster mansions.

Idealized American fallout shelter, 1957

In the middle of the Mojave Desert, past a barbed-wire fence, two stories underground, and through a 3,000-pound blast door, lies a bomb shelter. Built in 1965 and originally intended to shield America’s telecommunication infrastructure against nuclear war, the bunker can withstand withering blasts, sweltering fires, and even chemical attacks. Yet unlike most strongholds of the era, this shelter is not a cramped and austere concrete canister. A mix of bunk beds and gyms and living rooms, all warm and inviting, the place looks more like a cruise ship than an apocalyptic hedge.

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Shelters Spotlight: How Working with Shelter Pets Can Empower Kids

This 10-part series is brought to you by GOOD, in partnership with Purina ONE®. We've teamed up to highlight inspiring organizations that are...


This 9-part series is brought to you by GOOD, in partnership with Purina ONE®. We've teamed up to highlight inspiring organizations that are doing innovative and unexpected things to connect with their local communities and promote positive perceptions of shelter pets. Read more about how pets—and the people who love them—can brighten lives and strengthen our communities at the GOOD Pets hub.

In Broward County, Florida, the Boys and Girls Club is a true asset to the community. After school, kids in the neighborhood have the opportunity to build not only academic success, but also character through educational, physical, and team-building activities. As kids interact with mentors and peers, they strengthen their self-esteem and find ways to be active. One way kids at the Boys and Girls Club are being empowered to give back to their communities is through a partnership with the Humane Society of Broward County (HSBC).

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Thinking Outside the Textbook to Help Students Learn

Educators are taking creative approaches to helping children with learning disabilities, from using headphones for lessons to bringing pet therapy dogs in the classroom.


This series is brought to you in partnership with Purina ONE®. These stories highlight how pets have provided creative inspiration in the worlds of technology, education, business, and beyond. Read more about how pets—and the people who love them—can brighten lives and strengthen our communities at the GOOD Pets hub.

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This 9-part series is brought to you by GOOD, in partnership with Purina ONE®. We've teamed up to highlight inspiring organizations that are doing innovative and unexpected things to connect with their local communities and promote positive perceptions of shelter pets. Read more about how pets—and the people who love them—can brighten lives and strengthen our communities at the GOOD Pets hub.

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Shelters Spotlight: How Incarcerated Men and Shelter Dogs Rehabilitate Each Other

This 10-part series is brought to you by GOOD, in partnership with Purina ONE®. We've teamed up to highlight inspiring animal shelters around...

This 9-part series is brought to you by GOOD, in partnership with Purina ONE®. We've teamed up to highlight inspiring organizations that are doing innovative and unexpected things to connect with their local communities and promote positive perceptions of shelter pets. Read more about how pets—and the people who love them—can brighten lives and strengthen our communities at the GOOD Pets hub.

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