Thursday, February 26, 2009

When A Nuking Is Preferable...

CarlosLabs have an interesting Google Maps toy.
Enter the name of your closest city, choose from a variety of kilotons for a nuking, hit the nuke it button, and find out whether you'd die from vaporisation, flaming flesh or radiation cancer.

Here's what survives around Sydney after a 340kiloton nuking :

This is damage impact zone if a (Dinosaur age ending) asteroid smashed into Australia, with Sydney as ground zero :