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Protect And Survive -- a British Public Information Film from the 1970s and the seminal work on how to survive an atomic blast. Packed with handy hints and tips, including how to build a shelter from wooden doors and a few items of luggage. There's also some useful advice about taking some rubber gloves and cleaning materials with you into your shelter as it's bound to get a bit messy after the bang...

Duck And Cover -- iconic US Civil Defense Film from 1951 starring Bert The Turtle. Another fact-packed guide to avoiding the worst effects of a nuclear detonation, and the vital news that Atomic Bombs are very dangerous. There's also helpful advice, like covering yourself with some thin cloth, or newspaper, to avoid gettng burnt. Watch and learn!

A is for Atom -- surprising informative American educational animated short from 1951. Good explanations of basic nuclear science interspersed with typical Cold War rhetoric. Great artwork too, despite being a bit cheesy in places.

The Geiger Counter Museum -- an Italian website dedicated to an actual museum of vintage Geiger Counters and atomic artefacts in Northern Italy put together by a group of friends and enthusiasts. The site, and the real museum, are well worth a visit.

Build Your Own Fallout Meter -- that's right, everything you need to know to build your very own Kearney Fallout Meter, using readily obtainable tools and household items.Capable being assembled in 4 hours and able to detect dose rates between 30mR/hr and 43R/hr (with an accuracy of +/- 25%) it's a must-have addition to you bunker and it will give you and your family something to do, until its safe to go outside.

How To Defuse An Atomic Bomb -- you know how it is, you stumble across an atomic bomb that's about to go off, but which coloured wire do you cut? Is it the red or the blue one? Well, wonder no longer, here's the definitive guide and everything you need to know to avoid an unwanted detonation

How To Build A Hydrogen Bomb -- atomic bombs are all very well but if you really want to make an impression there's no substitute for a power-packed H-Bomb, and making one for yourself is not as difficult as you might think. Most of the tools and materials can be bought on the Internet; you may even have some of them at home, like a bucket and some rope for a simple DIY centrifuge.

Radiation Dose Chart -- here's everything you ever wanted to know about what, and how much radioactivity you get from everyday objects, like your husband or wife, eating a banana or living close to a coal-fired power station. You also might want to think twice about flying, and living in some parts of Colorado...

Radioactivity In And Around The Home -- Your home is buzzing with radioactivity, and it's not just smoke alarms; those Brazil nuts you are about to eat can be surprisingly lively, and if your watch or alarm clock is more than fifty years old, and it glows in the dark, then you might want to avoid storing it in your underpants.

Radioactive Sea Bird Droppings -- here's all the poop on a little-known, and slightly bizarre report in New Scientist magazine. It details how radioactivity might be getting into the food chain, carried by Arctic sea birds, depositing their leavings on soil and plants.

Save The Dome -- The DFR sphere (Dounreay Fast Reactor) dome, which stands firm on the far North Coast of Scotland, in Caithness, was built at the height of Britain's Nuclear prowess; there are now plans to tear it down. Help save this beacon of technological endeavour.

Natural Nuclear Reactors -- if you thought nuclear reactors were first developed in the twentieth century, think again.There's good scientific evidence to suggest that Mother Nature was messing around with self sustaining fission reactions as recently as 1.7 billion years ago...

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Rational Environmentalist's Guide To Nuclear Power

 

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