War, global recession, super storms, the rise of Justin Bieber – the world is a frightening and volatile place. Which is why the smart people are preparing for the impending apocalypse by building impregnable bunkers and stockpiling food, weapons... and chemical toilets.
The US is big on "Doomsday Prepping" (the National Geographic channel has a whole series about them) but an increasing number of Brits have decided to get serious about preparing for the apocalypse too. They say everything's bigger in America – but is that really true? How do the Preppers of these British Isles stack up against their transatlantic counterparts? There's only one way to find out...
When the apocalypse hits you're going to need waterproof covers to keep you dry and decent bedding to keep you warm. You'll want fuel for heat (and to run your chainsaw, of course) and, not least, decent toilet facilities.