U.S. Explodes Atomic Bombs Near Beers To See If They Are Safe To Drink

09/20/2012 03:43 pm ET
  • NPR

So you're minding your own business when all of a sudden, a nuclear bomb goes off, there's a shock wave, fires all around, general destruction and you, having somehow survived, need a drink. What can you do? There is no running water, not where you are. But there is a convenience store. It's been crushed by the shock wave, but there are still bottles of beer, Coke and diet soda intact on the floor.

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