Morning Cup of Links: How to Start a Nuclear War

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Power of Decision is a 1958 Strategic Air Command film that illustrates how to start a nuclear war. In this scenario, the “success” of a nuclear war was defined as not having the will of the enemy imposed on the US, despite millions of citizens killed. (via Metafilter)
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The only thing sillier than making a 60-second version of The Exorcist would be to animate it in Claymation. Except for the doctor, who can be a doll since he has no important emotions to show anyway.
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What Happens When You Stick Your Head Into a Particle Accelerator. Anatoli Petrovich Bugorski was extremely lucky; don’t try this at home. (via Boing Boing)
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The 6 Most Epic Escapes Across Hostile Territory. When you’re desperate and have nothing left to lose, it’s time for a Hail Mary play. NSFW text. (via Gorilla Mask)
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How far is the Moon from Earth? Knowing the numbers and visualizing the vast distances of space are very different things.
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100 Years of world history in two minutes. Just think how much time this would have saved us in middle school!
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8 Forgotten Kids Shows Sure to Give You Nightmares. If that’s what you really want.

February 23, 2011 - 12:06am
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