Every now and then I run across a web page that makes me laugh. This link is from a science fiction site--io9.com--that covers all things science fiction with an eye towards actual future trends. They seem to be out of their league with this article talking about ways to prepare for the "next great depression."
I'm not sure that I actually laughed while reading the article, but I did allow myself to read the posts afterwards. Some are down right hilarious.
- DarkPlaces writes, "thank you for posting this. I will be attaching guns to my vehicle, growing a mohawk, and strapping a fireaxe to my back in TRUE SciFi depressionistic dystopian style."
- One of the 12 ways is to learn how to hunt, especially small animals in city parks. mechagrue replies, "This thread is useless without squirrel recipes."
- One posted recipe from Belabras is
1 Chocolate Bar of your choice.
2 large, fluffy marshmellows. The fluffier the better.
2 graham crackers
Heat the marshmellows over an open flame until partially melted inside. Sandwich between the graham crackers along with the chocolate bar. Think squirrelly thoughts and enjoy.
The economy may not be headed for the best of times, but somehow I don't think it's going to be as bad as this article makes out.
Unless the author helps plan our way through. Then we could be in serious trouble.
Economic Survivalism: 12 Ways To Prepare For The Next Great Depression
"and during the 1930s deer and squirrels were hunted almost to extinction."
Heh, well, if Central Park runs out of squirrels there's always rat-on-a-stick not to mention sewer gator.
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