Illustration for article titled Nukemap allows you to drop famous bombs all over Google Maps

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you blew up the most powerful nuclear weapon ever detonated smack dab in your living room? Thanks to science historian Alex Wellerstein and his handy Nukemap, you can ponder no longer.


This grimly fascinating website allows you to drop everything from Fat Man to Minutemen I warheads to the Tsar Bomba on everywhere from Ulan Bator to Kalamazoo. In the above screen shot, I dropped the never-tested 100-megaton Tsar Bomba on the Gawker Media HQ in Manhattan. This was an incredibly stupid decision, as I ended up annihilating my own apartment as well. Didn't really think that one through.

[Nukemap via Nerdcore]

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