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Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Tituscrow, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
    This, ladies and gentlemen, is a sobering watch. Moved me more than I thought it would.

    It's a bit long, but stick it out. The final tally is staggering. I had no idea.

  2. sloasdaylight

    sloasdaylight Banned

    Feb 4, 2009
    Tampa, Florida, US
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  4. That was pretty cool. Eerie as well.
  5. MX21

    MX21 Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2007
    Grass Valley, CA
    Looks like the American southwest and Kazakhstan should be big puddles of molten slag.
  6. RS


    Aug 27, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    I have a feeling if I watched this, I would sink into a deep depression for days.
  7. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
  8. Marial

    Marial They make pills for that, right? Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 8, 2011
    Emerald City
    Mesmerizing.... Nuclear detonations make me feel a bit like the Trash Can Man from SK's The Stand....
  9. eyeballkid


    Jul 19, 2009
    wes virginny
    Records of Existence/PyrE owner
    oh my God...i'm so spooked out right now.
  10. What an awesome character and book.
  11. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
    Makes you wonder what kind of a mess in under some of those marine detonations too.
  12. michael_atw

    michael_atw Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2009
    Jamestown, NY
    I actually thought the number was more.
  13. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    :cool: / :mad: / :crying:

    Sea Monsters
  14. bobba66


    May 18, 2006
    Arlington, Texas
    I'm just glad I have a job.
    Pretty cool. Would have loved to have seen above ground detonations. Born too late, or was I?
  15. kanonfodr

    kanonfodr Supporting Member

    Wow. It's certainly sobering to the reality of nuclear testing.

  16. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
    Boy, the 1950's were rough. No wonder people were scared that we (as a race) were going to blow up the whole planet! Phillip K. Dick stories seem less outrageous given all the rapid proliferation going on at the time.
  17. BioDriver

    BioDriver A Cinderella story

    Aug 29, 2008
    It stops at 1998....
  18. michael_atw

    michael_atw Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2009
    Jamestown, NY
    Still would have thought there were more.
  19. geeza


    Mar 15, 2009
    Earth, but just barely.
  20. Horny Toad

    Horny Toad Guest

    Mar 4, 2005
  21. Bassamatic

    Bassamatic keepin' the beat since the 60's Supporting Member

    WOW - that is crazy! I wonder how many were really necessary for research and how many for political posturing.

    It's a wonder we all don't look like Blinky, above, or worse!

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