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A World Map of Nuclear Explosions

The tumblr blog We Love Data Visualizations has all sorts of fascinating maps and charts. This one lists every nuclear explosion, the setting, the year, and the responsible party. Once you're at the link, click on the image for a larger view.

Link via Gizmodo

As my boyfriend points out, the reason we don't live in a nuclear wasteland as is that no radioactive materials were kicked up into the atmosphere during these tests. But it is alarming and sobering to see how many bombs have been exploded. Just think about how many haven't been.
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