Atomic Hangovers

Atomic Fission – The Davy Crockett nuclear rifle

Davy Crockett tactical nuclear rifle

Happy Independence Day America – Let’s split some atoms and rerun some old stories. See we’re taking one old story and creating a second burst of energy.

On the atomic battlefield of the fifties stood many unusual weapons. When you look back in hindsight you will question the decision makers of the day. Among these stood a manned portable tactical nuclear rifle.  Known as the Davy Crockett they would be placed up and down the western European front lines.  Ready to irradiate the land and stop the Ruskies from crossing into Europe at a moments notice.

 

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Startup

Startup: Alien vs Predator

When they both realized it was a stalemate, they headed over the the tethernuke post to settle things once and for all.

 

Cause and Effect

Tactical Geese

The unexpected third party in the nuclear stalemate.

Little known fact, but the eventual end of the nuclear proliferation stalemate between the United States and the Soviet Union, as well as a near-miss event that could have led to our own nuclear annihilation, were both caused by a flock of geese.

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Startup

Startup: An Auspicious Occasion

Truly, a great contribution to civilization.

Today may be one of the greatest anniversaries in the history of mankind, and it owes its existence to the combination of two of the most unlikely pairings imaginable: the Olympic Games, and nuclear weapons testing.

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