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Originally posted by gimme_some_truth
Interesting that Britain seems to be the most non-aggressive. They were the third to figure it out yet until 1998 had only 45 nuclear explosions. Really cool.
Originally posted by Hardstepah
does japan not have any nuclear weapons or have not done any tests? i always assumed they have
Originally posted by loneranger26
It amazes me how many times we have detonated nuclear bombs in our own country. There is no way the has no effect on the environment. Notice how there was a few UK bombs detonated in the US as well.
Originally posted by manontrial
So, TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTY THREE nuclear detonations in sixty years. TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTY THREE.
Yet, there are still dumbasses out there who believe that a nuclear bomb could destroy the world.
Have you ever seen a nuclear detonation? No, well I have. In the Pacific Ocean AND in Utah. And guess what, they're not as powerful and as devastating as the public are lead to believe.
I'm not saying they're not extremely powerful and dangerous, but they're just NOT as powerful and dangerous as most people think. One nuke could NOT destroy a country, or even a large city. It would take multiple strikes on Los Angeles or Dallas or London or Tehran to 'destroy' them.
One nuke could cripple an economy, but it can NOT level a large city. Even the most powerful nuke EVER detonated only left a crater 3 miles wide, fact. Los Angeles is over 60 miles across.
Don't be too scared of them, they're not the all-destructive force they're made out to be.edit on 27-6-2011 by manontrial because: Added text