Saturday, April 14, 2012
Joe Lambe: Luxury Doomsday Shelters Line Kansas Missile Silos @ Agency France Press
Burn the climate till Earth turns to Hell. Wonder if the Koch's will be holding their secretive conflabs there?
Tucked deep beneath the Kansas prairie, luxury condos are being built into the shaft of an abandoned missile silo to service anxious -- and wealthy -- people preparing for doomsday.
So far, four buyers have plopped down a total of about $7 million for havens to flee to when disaster happens or the end is nigh. And developer Larry Hall has options to retro-fit three more Cold War-era silos when this one fills up.
"They worry about events ranging from solar flares, to economic collapse, to pandemics to terrorism to food shortages," Hall told AFP on a tour of the site.
Read more at AFP.