Re: Punching through walls/stages of tech

Dennis Roberts (
Tue, 03 Aug 1999 22:10:43 -0400 wrote:

> writes:
> > I was
> > wondering what it would take, in terms of biotech, to enhance someone to
> > the point where they could punch through walls.
> I once woke up to a hole in the wall above my head, puzzled over it awhile,
> and finally recalled that the neighbors' noise had prompted me to let fly a
> few groggy punches at the wall. So I'd say that you already have all the
> tech you need. Just make sure that you aim *between* the studs!
> Tom

I worked my way through high school and college on a receiving dock. I eventually got such thick skin on my hands from opening boxes and crates by punching them that a wall would have been trivial. I stopped one day after I mistakenly used the technique on a crate containing a tractor engine block. Dennis Roberts