Nuclear weapons were invented with one clear purpose in mind- wiping out the enemy. Since their creation, nukes have been used primarily in clandestine tests, and as a way for nations with nukes to flex their militaristic muscle.
Before (and perhaps a bit after) the nuke holding nations of the world realized the damaging long term effects of radiation exposure they had all kinds of wacky ideas in mind about what to do with their destructive new toys.
Nuking Canada for oil, detonating a nuke on the moon, and creating a massive lake in Egypt by detonating 200 hydrogen bombs in the Qattara Depression were all kicked around by madmen scientists who really should have known better than to use nuclear technology as a development tool!
Read on to discover The Ten Most Bizarre Ideas For Using Nuclear Weapons