6 Safe, Strong—and Chic—Bomb Shelters

Popular Mechanics Bomb ShelterOriginally Published in Popular Mechanics, by Joe P. Hasler on July 22, 2009
Dirty bombs, stray missiles, flus named after animals—it seems the world’s threats loom large enough nowadays that anyone who isn’t paranoid should pay more attention. Fortunately, bomb-shelter styles are as varied as the paths to annihilation. Ranging in sophistication from down-and-dirty underground dens to opulent, impenetrable palaces, here are six of PM’s favorite shrines to self-preservation.