It sounds like science fiction, but it's actually science fact. A solar storm is predicted to wipe out society as we know it.
Tom Bogdan, director of NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center, and American physicist (and co-founder of the string theory) Dr. Michio Kaku are both very concerned about the impact of a solar storm on civilization.
If their prediction comes true, life will change dramatically as the power grid goes offline, taking communication and transportation with it.
For more information about this predicted event, link to http://www.theblaze.com/stories/could-a-solar-maximum-event-spark-food-riots-and-meltdowns-one-respected-scientist-says-yes/.