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    Nuke it!

    This web site allows you to pick a location and then see what happens if a nuclear bomb is set off there:

    Ground Zero | Carlos Labs


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    Re: Nuke it!

    Looks like the MK28 would be just about perfect for Iowa City.



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    Re: Nuke it!

    Wow. That's some interesting information in there.


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    Re: Nuke it!

    Let's just hope an asteroid doesn't hit in the U.S. anywhere.


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    Re: Nuke it!

    hope i don't see the astroid.



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    Re: Nuke it!

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Looks like the MK28 would be just about perfect for Iowa City.
    Hell, if we just stick with the "Little Boy" 15kt and strictly target "University of Iowa," most of Iowa City can be spared. I don't blame Iowa City for the blight that is put upon it by U of I...


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    Alaska Guy, lol you never fail to amuse me.


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    Re: Nuke it!

    Quote Originally Posted by JHudd View Post
    Let's just hope an asteroid doesn't hit in the U.S. anywhere.
    It looks like if it hits Hawaii, Iowa will just miss being hit.


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    Re: Nuke it!

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Hell, if we just stick with the "Little Boy" 15kt and strictly target "University of Iowa," most of Iowa City can be spared. I don't blame Iowa City for the blight that is put upon it by U of I...
    Yes, I blame Iowa City for the blight that is the University of Iowa.



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    Re: Nuke it!

    What exactly were you searching for when you found this?

    Great find, and mind-blowing. Just wondering how you found it.


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    Re: Nuke it!

    I figured if Des Moines bought the farm, I would be in for it down here in "Missouri" (Indianola). I guess not. Sorry, Des Moines. I'm just not as worried about you any more.



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    Re: Nuke it!

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    It looks like if it hits Hawaii, Iowa will just miss being hit.
    Nope, still hit "only" first degree burns though.



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    Re: Nuke it!

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Just wondering how you found it.
    Yes, what exactly is Alaskaguy searching the internet for?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Yes, what exactly is Alaskaguy searching the internet for?
    And why?

    See.....Ames and Indianola unite.

    It's good to hear that Indianola would survive a strike on DSM. It actually is one of my favorite places.


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    It's interesting that the "Ames Research Center" is on the first map that comes up when you click the link.



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