Some soylentils have an interest in the
Soylent food product, which claims to be complete, scientifically-based nutrition. Now Farhad Manjoo at the New York Times has spent a week and a half living off of it, and found it disappointing:
I just spent more than a week experiencing Soylent, the most joyless new technology to hit the world since we first laid eyes on MS-DOS.
Read the rest at the NYT: The Soylent Revolution Will Not Be Pleasurable.
They might taste better, and I think anyone would choose something different for their last meal, but you are getting vastly different nutrients in each of these meals. MREs are designed for high caloric intake, and instant ramen is cheap, loaded with sodium chloride, and designed for an early heart attack. Soylent is meant to fill a complete nutritional niche.
and instant ramen is cheap, loaded with sodium chloride, and designed for an early heart attack.
While it may well cause an early heart attack, I strongly doubt that was a design goal.
Whoosh yourself. That was funny.