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Steadfast Stanley

Posted: July 9, 2014 in Film
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Steadfast Stanley – 3rd Year Film – YouTube.

Post-apocalypse from a dog’s view

When The Zombies Come

Posted: January 25, 2013 in Film
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At a hardware store in the middle of no where fans of the walking dead have turned their love of zombies into an obsession which has warped the way they see the store and costumers.

via When The Zombies Come, Documentary About Teens Prepped For the Zombie Apocalypse.

[Food] DIY Twinkies

Posted: November 18, 2012 in Film, Food
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The  #Twinkcalypse    ….or #Apocadong….is upon us. I’m not really that sad. It kind of grossed me out to eat food meant to survive an apocalypse. The Twinkie survives along with the cockroach in Wall-E. That is cause for concern.

I sympathize with the mourners,though. That’s why I’ve rounded up some DIY recipes for your favorite Hostess snacks. No food grade chemicals or laboratory required.

Written instructions here.

Here is another variation via Popthomology:

Mom’s Homemade “Twinkies”

Ingredients:

1 box yellow cake mix* 

eggs

vegetable oil

milk

flour

sugar

stick butter

shortening

salt

vanilla extract

Grease a 9” x 13” baking pan and then line with greased and lightly floured wax paper. The wax paper should extend up 1” over all sides of pan, to assist in lifting the cake from the pan once cooked and cooled.

Prepare cake mix as directed on the box in large bowl with eggs and vegetable oil. Pour batter into greased and lined pan. Bake according to box, remove from oven, and cool completely.

While cake is baking, prepare cake filling. Bring 1 cup milk and 5 level tbsps. of flour to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring constantly with a whisk  to avoid lumps. Turn off burner after it comes to a boil and stir constantly while still on the burner until mixture is thickened and smooth. Cool completely in refrigerator. In large mixing bowl, cream 1 cup sugar, ½ cup  stick butter (softened), ½ cup shortening, ½ tsp. salt, and 1 tsp. vanilla extract with a mixer. Add cooled milk and flour mixture to creamed ingredients and beat until white and fluffy.

Carefully flip cooled cake pan upside-down on large cookie sheet and slowly remove the wax paper from cake and pan.  Make extra sure cake is completely cooled before cutting!

Slowly cut the cake in half lengthwise (try using a bread knife). Slip the top layer to a second cookie sheet, supporting the layer very carefully from underneath with both hands to avoid breakage.

Evenly spread the cake filing onto bottom layer of halved cake using knife or spatula. Gently slide top layer of cake over and onto cake filling. Refrigerate several hours before cutting into Twinkie size bars and serving.

(You may cut individual slices, wrap with foil or saran wrap and freeze for a lunch box treat which will thaw by lunchtime.)

*Alternative: use chocolate cake mix instead in place of yellow cake mix for Ho Hos!

 

 

A 70-mile-wide asteroid is en route to Earth, and the last best attempt to counter it has failed. Also failing is the marriage of soft-spoken insurance salesman Dodge; the breaking news that the world will end in an estimated 21 days cues his wife to leave him on the spot.

 

As it so happens, tonight an asteroid the size of a city block will pass by the earth. While this one will miss us, there’s a one chance in 625 that a 460-ft wide asteroid could hit earth in 28 years. February 5,2040, to be semi-exact.

If you happen to be looking for a real friend for the end of the world, check out Preppers without Partners .Hey, you never know.

 

 

Based on Ray Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains “, this short film from Russia is set in a futuristic, post -apocalyptic world.