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Chinese survival pods to defend against 'apocalypse' (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Chinese survival pods to defend against 'apocalypse' (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published: 14 December, 2012, 00:15
Edited: 14 December, 2012, 04:06

As believers across the globe prepare for the forecast Mayan apocalypse, a Chinese villager says he’s going to save humanity with his giant tsunami proof survival pods.

The pods are made using a fiberglass casing over a steel frame, cost $48,000 each to make and are equipped with oxygen tanks, food and water supplies. They also come with seat belts – essential for surviving in storms.

“The pod won’t have any problems even if there are 1,000 meter high waves, its like a ping pong ball, its skin may be thin but it can withstand a lot of pressure,” the balls’ creator Liu Qiyuan, told AFP from his workshop outside Beijing.

Video: http://rt.com/news/apocalypse-china-survival-pods-004/

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