Other: How Old is This Book?
On August 12, 1992, England's tiny nuclear arsenal fell on Ireland, on South Africa, and finally on China. Instantly, the planet went up in flames. In the first half year of what was to be called the War of '92, half of the Earth's population perished. The United States was reduced to a vast underpeopled land - and, to make matters worse, Texas had seceded and taken her precious oil reserves. But Israel, virtually untouched in a world ravaged by war, was painfully overpopulated.
Hokay, can anyone in the class tell me when this was printed, and just what the authors were smoking at the time? England dropping nukes on Ireland, China and South Africa? Israel untoushed by war? What the...?
In more rational news, I am completely smitten with the magazine mental_floss. Subscribe if you can, buy it if you must. But only if you're ot embarassed by knowing shit.