The Most Colorful, Readable Radiation Dosage Chart Yet

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We've been talking a lot about radiation lately—and with good reason—but it's been difficult to keep track of just what all those numbers mean. How much is safe? How much is bad? How many bananas do I have to eat before I mutate? This chart shows us in clean, beautiful, terrifying strokes.

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The full chart (below, click to embiggen) may not be to correct scale like the also terrific xkcd radiation dosage chart, but it's a bit easier to follow. The chart also puts things in terms of Fukushima, where maximum radiation levels have nearly doubled the highest dose limit for US radiation workers in life-saving situations.

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MrBigWaffles

So here is my guide to be radiation free and avoid the cancer which is the modern world:

1. Live untop of a high mountain] (thus making sure you're far away from society)

2. Build a house out of straw (because stones, bricks and concrete are out to kill you.)

3. Never go to the dentist (its not like you ever willingly wanted to go there anyways.)

4. If you need to visit new york or L.A WALK!. (planes are to radiation like birds are to bird-flu)

5. NEVER,EVER, EAT A BANANA! God forbird if you do, all hope is lost. you might aswell dig your own grave fill it with that deadly plantain from hell and lie in it waiting for your inevitable death