We are all well aware of how awe inspiring and majestic our back yard that is the North American continent can be. The more time we spend exploring it, the more likely the probability of something fantastically terrifying happening to us becomes. After being raised in a small town in rural Alaska I went on to become a combat search and rescue operator in the U.S. Air Force. I’ve been fortunate enough to travel a lot of the world and experience some amazing things. Many of these things were pretty freaking scary, but what follows is the single most terrifying experience of my life. This happened when I was just 13 years old.
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I can not count the number of times I saw an old Popular Mechanics article or a print from the 20’s and 30’s about the future and how we’d have flying cars living in high rise Utopia Metropolis. Even in Back to The Future II, Robert Zimeckis from 1985 portrayed 2015 as with flying Jeeps and instant Pepsi’s. It isn’t hard to think that way – that such things were thought feasible and attainable purely due the the incredible rate of technological advancement from post Manhattan Project World War II and onward.