Neat visualization shows which country has the most nukes over history

This visualization by drwtsn breaks down the nuclear arms race starting from the 1940s until now. The countries shown are the countries who have historically had the most nuclear weapons: the US, Russia, the UK, France and China (a few other countries have nukes too but are not represented). » 7/01/15 11:24am 7/01/15 11:24am

Paper Sheet Protects World from Nuclear Holocaust

A report released this month by the Pentagon has revealed the truth behind the B-52 bomber—loaded with six live nuclear warheads—flying over the US, a mistake that could have had catastrophic consequences. Their explanation: a 8.5 x 11-inch sheet of printed paper used to differentiate between nuclear and conventional… » 4/10/08 7:45am 4/10/08 7:45am

Got Nukes? Putting It Into Perspective

With all this talk of nuclear weaponry, we would be remiss not to chime in with a stat or two, since nukes are the biggest gadgets of them all, aren't they? Just check out the graph above, with info from the Washington Post, and you'll see the answer to the question, "Who's your daddy?" This puts it into perspective,… » 10/10/06 10:46am 10/10/06 10:46am