Random Thoughts


If I had a cat, I'd name it Schrodinger. This idea is not original, as both Quinn Mallory of Sliders and Samantha Carter of Stargate SG-1 had cats named Schrodinger. If I had an zombie cat, it's the perfect Schrodinger Cat -- a cat that is neither alive or dead, but whose status can't be determined.

I thought my sister was joking when she said that Slyvester Stallone was making a new movie called Rocky Balboa. I thought he's too old to be in another Rocky film -- Rocky V already covered the "I'm an old middle-aged boxer who wants to get back into the ring" story (or so I thought), but apparently they want to make another Rocky movie. Not only that, but Stallone is slated to make Rambo IV. The 80s are coming back indeed.

The future of vehicles, it seems might be algae-produced biodiesel as being one of the most efficient ways to create fuel. However, it will be about 10 years before they have a product. Of course, that's not good timing, as the DOE predicts peak oil within the the next 10 to 20 years.

Do the living outnumber the dead? According to snopes, not a chance. The dead humans created within the last 40,000-45,000 years number anywhere from 12 billion to 110 billion (with the numbers most researchers accept as 60 billion) meaning that should the dead rise and attack us, we'd need to kill anywhere from 2 to 18 undead apiece in order to survive. Because children make up 1/6th of the world population, and those aged 65 or over make up another 10-15%, the number of zombies we'd have to kill should be around 25 each. However, in watching zombie movies, I'd say the average human is capable of killing no more than 10 to 15 zombies before becoming a zombie. The dead would likely overwhelm the living. Do you have your Zombie Preparedness Kit?

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