Underground Economy

Why the boom in the underground shelter business? Vince Gonzales interviews Ron Hubbard, owner of Atlas Survival Shelters in Montebello, Calif., to find out why he has seen such a surge in purchases of his 'underground homes.' Madeleine Brand interviews New York Magazine correspondent Kyle Buchanan to get his take on the year? s most award-worthy movies as well as what films are worth the cost of admission this holiday season. And something new in billboards: artist Stephen Glassman has a plan to turn some of the signs into sustainable living bamboo gardens.

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