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+ - U.S. Dropped Nukes On Beer, And It Was a Good Idea, Too ->

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pigrabbitbear writes "Is bottled beer nuclear bombproof? The United States government conducted a couple tests in the 1950s to find out—it exploded nuclear bombs with “packaged commercial beverages” deposited at varying distances from the blast center to see if beer and soda would be safe to drink afterwards. The finding? Yep, surviving bottled and canned drinks can be consumed in the event of a nuclear holocaust, without major health risks."
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U.S. Dropped Nukes On Beer, And It Was a Good Idea, Too

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