Eclipse in Libya

Haven’t you heard? Tomorrow at some point in the day, the entire sun will be blocked out, possibly sending
all of humanity into darkness and killing off life everywhere. OK, it won’t be so bad. It’s just an
eclipse, and to be honest, you won’t even be able to see it.

Bu who will? Well, it turns out that
thousands of people are
heading to Libya
for a kind of solar eclipse party where many will, no doubt, strip off all their clothes and
virgins will be tossed into volcanoes and what not.
Libya had issued visas to 7,000 tourists from 53
countries, most of them from the US, including a bunch of NASA folks who just can’t get enough staring into the
sun. Me? I’d go tomorrow, if just to see al those naked worshippers.