Carlos Labs Scary Scenario Maps Lets You Test Virtual Weapons

By: Going Like Sixty - Published: Jan 8, 2009 • References:
Carlos Labs have used Google Maps and data collected over the years to determine how much of a town would vaporize if it were hit with an atomic or nuclear weapon.

Note to Homeland Security: this is only a map thingy to mess with, not a plan. Repeat, this is not a plan.

You can choose from real world weapons and "Nuke It" and the map displays the carnage. Even the bombs that ended WWII can be displayed, along with the biggest bomb ever. Stats for Interactive Bombing Maps Trending: Older & Average
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