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Got Nukes? Putting It Into Perspective

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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, dontcha think?

One more key stat, comparing Kim Jong Il's fizzle with some manly nuclear warheads, after the jump.


Here are examples of nuclear weapons yields throughout history. Those two largest bombs were part of a pissing contest between the US and the USSR a few decades ago:


Nuclear Weapons Yields [Wikipedia]
Weapons of the World's Nuclear Powers [Washington Post]