Hungary’s needy given money to burn – Video

Hungary’s central bank launched an unusual social programme to counter the effects of the current cold snap. (There are those words again – “cold snap.”)

The bank is handing out blocks of disused bank notes to the country’s poorest citizens, so that they can be burned for fuel.
See video:
http://youtu.be/pAkrjWe0myo
Thanks to Laurel for this link

“ya really could NOT make this up….” says Laurel.


6 thoughts on “Hungary’s needy given money to burn – Video”

  1. Captain I can’t give you warp speed. The reator is leaking and the nacelles are damaged. Hey, but wait, I can give you a hug before we all die together though…
    So much for humanity living in space in the near future. We will be extremely lucky if we make it through the next ten years…

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