News: This Chinese "Noah's Ark" Can Survive Earthquakes, Fire, 350-Ton Impacts—Even the Zombie Apocalypse!

This Chinese "Noah's Ark" Can Survive Earthquakes, Fire, 350-Ton Impacts—Even the Zombie Apocalypse!

No one likes to think about the possibility of natural disasters, but we all know they could happen at any time. Some of us are a little more paranoid than others, but wouldn't it be nice to know that you'd be protected if anything really crazy ever happened? Like the zombie apocalypse?

If you have $242,000 to spare, you're in luck—that's how much it cost Chinese inventor Yang Zongfu to build this disaster-proof ball that can withstand just about anything.

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Seriously, anything. It can take heat up to 1,700 degrees Celsius (3,092 degrees Fahrenheit), withstand a magnitude 10 earthquake, has been hit with 350 tons of impact, and set on fire...

Watch Yang take it for a spin in the video below.

The ball was built using four layers of steel plating, 75 airbags, and 300 shock absorbing springs. Yang says that the supplies inside could keep a family of three alive for 10 months. He even built it so that it always stays upright, so no pesky motion sickness while you're outsmarting Mother Nature.

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Check out the video below to see more on the making of "Noah's Ark."

If something like this was made commercially available (and affordable), would you buy one?

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No, I currently have nowhere to put my giant yellow safety orb. If I had funds and space… Probably yes.

Ditto. But it looks like it gets pretty hot in there.

I can't help to be thinking, "Alright, who farted?"

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