Thursday, June 12, 2008

Someone's Having a Good Time

The latest delivery of supplies to McMurdo base in Antarctica included something a little unusual, 16,488 condoms. This is apparently a years supply for the base for which the population ranges from a low of 125 in winter up to 1100. Even working with the higher population this is still 15 condoms per person.

I guess there's not a lot to do in your free time there. It's not like you can go out and see a movie or anything.

Perhaps I should become a scientist working in Antarctica.

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1 comment:

D said...

Sorry dude, they also have a cinema down there.
How else are Antarctic researchers supposed to hook up?
Gazing longingly at each other over a smelly fat great seal?