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Atomic friggin bombs

Postby Fid » Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:49 pm

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/nu ... omb-videos

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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby Witness » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:47 pm



Gravity out of order, again! :x

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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby sparks » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:24 pm

Phun with physics.
Nice things? Hell no!

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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby Bruce » Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:52 am

On one hand, those images are horrifying. On the other, it's pretty damn impressive that us pun little humans can make something go kaboom that causes a shock-wave that rolls the earth from horizon to horizon and beyond.
Such potential!

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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby Pyrrho » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:48 am

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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby ed » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:38 pm

Is that a picture of Nanking?
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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby Rob Lister » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:40 pm

ed wrote:Is that a picture of Nanking?


Burn!

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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:45 pm

ed wrote:Is that a picture of Nanking?


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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby ed » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:58 pm

Detroit?
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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby Witness » Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:21 am

ed wrote:Is that a picture of Nanking?

Hiroshima. But you knew that, right?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtlwVIBmJdQ

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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby sparks » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:40 pm

"But the whole point of this doomsday machine is lost...if you keep it a secret. Why didn't you tell the world, eh?"

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Re: Atomic friggin bombs

Postby Doctor X » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:59 pm

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