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2019-06-26 Science & Technology
The golden asteroid that could make everyone on Earth a billionaire
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Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2019-06-26 11:31|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6486 views ]  Top

#1 I claim this asteroid in the name of Mars
Posted by lord garth 2019-06-26 11:58||   2019-06-26 11:58|| Front Page Top

#2 Lord Garth, according to the last census I'm a Martian. I gots dibs on anything Martian. I will, however, share it with you.
Posted by Deacon Blues 2019-06-26 12:31||   2019-06-26 12:31|| Front Page Top

#3 Meh. When Spain tried something similar after conquering Central and South America, they ended up with severe inflation followed by nationwide poverty when the gold stopped flowing.

On the other hand, if the asteroid contains reasonable amounts of rare earth metals, China will go belly up while technology products boom. I could live with that outcome.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-06-26 12:48||   2019-06-26 12:48|| Front Page Top

#4 I've seen this before...

Posted by swksvolFF 2019-06-26 15:28||   2019-06-26 15:28|| Front Page Top

#5 Psyche 16 will provide enough heavy metals to net every single person on the planet close to a trillion dollars.

Gold will be dirt cheap because it is not scarce.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-06-26 17:04||   2019-06-26 17:04|| Front Page Top

#6 Eh, gold and asteroids are so last week. I'd suggest bitcoin but it's yesterday. Everyone knows volcano machines are the future.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2019-06-26 17:06||   2019-06-26 17:06|| Front Page Top

#7 #Beat me to it.

And the inflation caused by the Spanish bonanza also at least facilitated the Protestant Reformation.

What would be the "woke" equivalent of that?
Posted by charger 2019-06-26 17:08||   2019-06-26 17:08|| Front Page Top

#8 "#5 Beat me to it." is what I meant to say.
Posted by charger 2019-06-26 18:52||   2019-06-26 18:52|| Front Page Top

#9 If everyone is a billionaire, then a cup of coffee will cost 3 billion...
Posted by Iblis 2019-06-26 19:38||   2019-06-26 19:38|| Front Page Top

#10 Such an asteroid will collapse the price of gold.
Posted by rjschwarz 2019-06-26 20:04||   2019-06-26 20:04|| Front Page Top

#11 "Ghetto grill cultureā„¢ hardest hit"
Posted by Frank G 2019-06-26 20:16||   2019-06-26 20:16|| Front Page Top

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