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  • February 21, 2012
    NUKEMAP is a Google Maps application created by Alex Wellerstein (who may or may yes live in a fallout bunker) to visualize the area affected if a nuclear bomb was dropped in your neighborhood. You just choose the size of the atomic bomb you want to drop (or a historical prese... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2012
    Because humanity is determined to have an apocalypse this year one way or another, scientists have moved the nuclear doomsday clock forward a minute to 11:55. Quick -- we should probably make out while there's still time! "No way, you smell like booze." Yeah but you're uuuuu... / Continue →
  • August 9, 2011
    Now this...this is a fancy television. Because nukes don't pay for themselves no matter how many times you insist you only brought enough cash for your own meal, North Korean operatives (if you can call a person involved in farming MMORPG points 24/7 an 'operative') have been ... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2011
    Were the cigarettes and fruit punch part of the experiment? 31-year old Sweden native Richard Handl (NOT Dick Grip) was arrested recently after trying to set up a nuclear reactor in his (clearly well-equipped) kitchen lab. Did you hear that, meth? There's a new illegal lab i... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    Autonomous robots guarding The Nevada National Security Site, "home to tens of millions of cubic feet of low-level radioactive waste -- and location of over a thousand Cold War nuclear weapons tests", what could possibly go wrong? Answer: EVERYTHING. Including, and not just l... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2010
    This is a video documenting the location and country responsible for all 2,053 known nuclear explosions between 1945-1998. Are you thinking what I'm thinking? If you answered, "Jesus, how are we all not dead?" you are! You know the Ruskies were experimenting with blowing up ... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2010
    This is a recently declassified photo from 1962 of the only nuke ever detonated in space by humans. But what about aliens? They detonate those things all the f***ing time. I'm talking like fireworks on the 4th of July. I know, I know -- that tie-in was the shit. Why, pray ... / Continue →
  • June 28, 2010
    Remember that movie Amegeddon? It's okay, I cried too. CAUSE I'D MISS YOU, BABY, AND I DON'T WANNA MISS A THAAAAANG. Anyway scientists say if we're gonna get pummeled by an asteroid it's cool to just nuke the thing. Sweet. In the unlikely event of a gigantic asteroid threa... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2010
    There are good ideas and there are great ideas. This is a f***ing terrible one. Nuking the oil leak to cover that shit in rubble and seal it off. Plus birth Godzilla! (which, admittedly, I am for) A plan proposed to detonate a nuke to seal off that troublesome oil well is ... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2010
    The Doomsday Clock, which I'd like to think looks a little more official than that piece of shit in the picture, has been set back a minute, to 6-minutes till midnight. I suspect it's some sort of governmental diversion. The Doomsday Clock has been set back 1 minute for the f... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2010
    7. Comfort the dying. Geez that's morbid. And as much as I'd like to think I could, I'd probably be too busy running around in circles screaming. They don't call me Mr. Cool Under Fire for nothing you know. In Case Of Nuclear Attack: #7 - Comfort The Dying [ohgizmo]... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    Apparently some teenage mutant ninja dog (TMND) action is right around the corner for Yekaterinburg, Russia, thanks to a pack of wild canines munching radioactive goo. But it makes me feel so strong! The strays, thought to be former guard dogs, are said to scavenge for food a... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2009
    You read correctly: Russia plans to build a nuclear powered spaceship. I smell a new cold cool lukewarm war coming on! ADVANCE THE DOOMSDAY CLOCK! Roscosmos, Russia's Federal Space Agency has a new design for a manned spacecraft powered by a nuclear engine. Anatoly Perminov,... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    In one of the sickest and twistedest announcements I've read in recent history, programmers attending the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers symposium will attempt to program AI to destroy us all in a game of DEFCON. Part of the symposium is a sort of "Turing Te... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2009
    So apparently Russia has been holding the Miss Atom contest since 2004 and I have yet to be a guest judge. That's some sauce, Russia. Vodka sauce. Anyways, here is Miss Atom 2009, Yekaterina Bulgakova, who was picked out of the 350 contestants that all work in the Russian nu... / Continue →
  • June 2, 2009
    The world's strongest laser was unveiled in California last week. It's not actually a single laser though, it's 192 individual ones all focused on the same spot. Cheating! It's going to be used to ensure the US nuclear weapon stockpile is still functional in case Russia star... / Continue →
  • February 23, 2009
    3M Performance Plus Duct Tape 8979 was designed for use in nuclear power plants. Because let's face it: even nuclear power plant employees like to half-ass repair jobs. I know I feel safe. Yes, 3M's Performance Plus Duct Tape is designed for use in nuclear power plants. It ... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2009
    In an unprecedented subbing fail, a British nuclear sub recently crashed into a French one. I've got the feeling somebody swerved out of their lane (read: the Frenchies, they're suckers for red wine). Officials said the low-speed crash did not damage the vessels' nuclear re... / Continue →
  • July 25, 2008
    When your neighbors are a nuclear power plant. The Chinese pig, dubbed 'Monkey Face', is apparently healthy despite being fugly as hell and having extra long back legs that cause it to hop around instead of walk. I gotta admit though, it's cuter than my sister's new baby. ... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2008
    The $100 Million Roadrunner supercomputer was designed and built by IBM for the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration and is housed at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. It was named Roadrunner before that's New Mexico's state bird and ... / Continue →