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The Top 10 Largest Nuclear Explosions, Visualized

The Top 10 Largest Nuclear Explosions, Visualized

Just how powerful are nuclear explosions?

The U.S.’ Trinity test in 1945, the first-ever nuclear detonation, released around 19 kilotons of explosive energy. The explosion instantly vaporized the tower it stood on and turned the surrounding sand into green glass, before sending a powerful heatwave across the desert.

The Science of Nuclear Weapons, Visualized

Visualized: How Nuclear Weapons Work

In 1945, the world’s first-ever nuclear weapon was detonated at the Trinity test site in New Mexico, United States, marking the beginning of the Atomic Age.

Since then, the global nuclear stockpile has multiplied, and when geopolitical tensions rise, the idea of a nuclear apocalypse understandably causes widespread concern.

10 Injured After Explosion In St.Petersburg Shopping Mall "Mass Homicide Attempt"

10 Injured After Explosion In St.Petersburg Shopping Mall "Mass Homicide Attempt"

A week after Russian President Putin thanked US President Trump and the CIA for their warnings about a possible terror attack in St.Petersburg, TASS reports that an explosion in a storage locker in a busy supermarket in St. Petersburg has left 10 injured and dozens more evacuated.

Officials are treating the investigation as a potential mass homicide attempt.

Sources told local media that the explosion was equivalent to 200g of TNT.

Trump's Revenge: DOJ Demands CNN Sale To Approve AT&T Deal; CEO Denies Offering Sale

Trump's Revenge: DOJ Demands CNN Sale To Approve AT&T Deal; CEO Denies Offering Sale

Update 2: The plot thickens. As The Hill reports, AT&T and Time Warner offered to divest CNN, however the DOJ Antitrust Division flatly rejected the proposal, Justice Department sources said. But AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said in a statement Wednesday afternoon that he was not entertaining the idea of selling CNN from the combined company:

Marine Le Pen's Perfect Storm

Marine Le Pen's Perfect Storm

Authored by Matt Purple via The Strategic Culture Foundation,

Polls missed the last two nationalist tremors; they may miss a third

Think of François Fillon as a more polished and experienced Ted Cruz. He might have been president of France until everything came crashing down.

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