From wars in the Middle East to faulty computer chips simulating a real nuclear attack, we count 15 times the world almost came to an end in our age of nuclear weapons.
Let’s try to understand how horribly fu**ed up the whole situation is.
If you’ve ever wanted to know how a gun works, this spells things out.
The Cold War is long over. But that doesn’t stop the USA being prepared for all out nuclear war. This map produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shows likely targets for hypothetical enemies of the US in a nuclear conflict.
Watch as 6013 years of European borders change.
While every large city has its problems, some are a little worse than others. We know about the most dangerous neighborhoods in America — but how do they stack up against the rest of the world?