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Doomsday Preppers are now selling timeshares, too

 

NPR has a bizarrely fascinating new piece about Drew Miller, the owner and founder of Fortitude Ranch, which is essentially a timeshare opportunity for Doomsday Preppers. Unlike the Survival Condos that start at $1.5 million, Fortitude Ranch "seeks to capture a solidly middle-class market." The annual membership fee is $1,000, which ...

Why Silicon Valley doomsday preppers love New Zealand

The Lord of the Rings and Kim Dotcom put New Zealand on the map for wealthy tech moguls seeking a safe space to hole up when disaster strikes. The Trump presidency kicked the bolt-hole craze to levels where Kiwi lawmakers had to put the brakes on the trend among the ultra-wealthy.

New Zealand's isolation, lack ...

Year 2012 – Facts

09.09.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Many people have predicted the end of the world, and some of them have provided a remarkable level of specificity about the events that will occur. Obviously, most of them were wrong, as we're still here. However, some of these predictions haven't been disproven because their dates for the end of the world have not ...

Is the Bottom-Up Bailout Solution a Good Rescue Plan?

10.13.2008 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

The bailout plan failed initially because the public would rather take a short-term financial hit themselves than reward the power elite who have been fleecing us for years. The public is sick and tired of trickle-down economics, and the outcry was just too loud for representatives to ignore. ...

Doomsday Rescheduled:Launch of the Large Hadron Collider Postponed Again. More lawsuits are possible

08.07.2008 · Posted in Science Articles

The launch of the Large Hadron Collider which was supposed to take place Friday, August 8th, was postponed until the end of October. The most complex scientific project of today, construction of which took almost 14 years and over $8 billion of investments in hardware and brain power, continues to raise public fears and cause ...