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In 2068 George and Neal invented the PDD Reactor, a source of nearly endless energy. It converts Poopy Disposable Diapers into highly efficient energy. Unfortunately, when they invented the PDD Reactor there was no such thing as disposable diapers. So Neal and George went back to 1950 to invent the disposable diaper. By the time 2068 rolled around there was enough fuel stockpiled to run the PDD Reactor indefinitely.
In 2068 George and Neal accidentally engineered a new strain of the flu virus, called Aracauna Flu, and then subsequently became the first people to catch the traumatic, but nonfatal disease. The symptoms of Aracauna Flu are much more uncomfortable than any previous flu strain, but luckily they rarely prove to be fatal. Symptoms start with a mild fever and nausea, followed by a sharp cough. Soon after the cough starts, victims will notice soft flaky growths beginning to cover the skin. Over the course of 48-72 hours the cough begins to sound more like a cluck and the flaky growths become more feather-like. At the height of the illness the afflicted will very closely resemble the Aracauna chicken, complete with sideburn like tufts of feathery growths (we suspect this may have something to do with our invention of muttonchop sideburns, but that theory is unproven). Luckily the whole affliction goes away suddenly when the patient wakes up one morning surrounded by a pile of feathers and with a morbid desire for an omelet. The only known fatalities of Aracauna Flu were the result of infected people getting too close to foxes or a Kenny Rodger's Roasters (so if you are afflicted, please stay out of the Philippines and Malaysia).
It's a good thing we didn't run into Kenny Rogers. I mean, c'mon, look at those juicy breasts!
Photo by: George
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, a story about a child born as an old man who aged in reverse, wasn’t always a work of fiction. Originally, there were multiple cases of children born as old people who then aged in reverse. In 2068, George and Neal started the “Benjamin Button Disease: Walk or Sleep for the Cure” charity, dedicated to eradicating this horrible disease.
Above: Numerous seven-year-old sufferers of B.B. Disease participating in the 9th annual Walk for the Cure”
Photo by: Neal
Above: Severe cases, unable to walk, participate in “Sleep for the Cure”
Photo by: Neal
Given the overwhelming support generated by the charity, by 2071 they thankfully found a cure for BBD. George and Neal traveled back to 1859, secretly distributing the cure worldwide. Consequently, Benjamin Button and every other child thereafter led normal (or at least chronological) lives. Though they rarely discussed these events (preferring to keep their good deed anonymous), one cold night in 1921, George and Neal retold the tale to good friend Fabio Scott Fitzgerald who wrote the now famous short story about the (now fictional) illness.
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