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Nuke 'em till they glow, shoot 'em in the dark

The Littlest Boy - Twenty years after Hiroshima, elite American troops trained to stop a Soviet invasion -- with nuclear weapons strapped to their backs. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Feb 3, 2014 - 39 comments

Nuclear Archeology with John Coster-Mullen

John Coster-Mullen didn't finish his university degree in physics, yet in less than ten years of spare time, he figured out how to make Fat Man and Little Boy, while driving semis for a living. What started as an effort to make replicas of the bombs for the 40th anniversary of the detonation of the two atomic bombs became a larger challenge to simply to present readers with accurate information about the past. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 31, 2011 - 17 comments

Death of the Last Sideshow Fat Man

Weighing 607 pounds, Bruce Snowdon was a sideshow fat man from 1977 to 2003, billed as "Harold Huge". His death on Nov. 9, 2009, at the age of 63 marks the end of a long tradition dating back centuries. [more inside]
posted by gman on Apr 16, 2010 - 40 comments

Two great tastes that taste great together

ipod valve amp ipodfilter: plug your ipod into a valve amp. Best enjoyed with a refreshing Pepsi blue!
posted by asok on Apr 16, 2007 - 31 comments

Iran's Nuclear Weapons

Jeffrey Lewis: Iran & the Bomb. A comprehensive examination.
posted by panoptican on Feb 27, 2006 - 42 comments

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