August 6, 2005
• The orbit of the earth has deviated over 16,000 miles in the past 60 years due to nuclear detonations.
• All the weapons-grade nuclear material on earth, if processed to its purest form, would weigh less than a schoolbus. If detonated, the explosion would be equivalent to 600 gigatons of TNT, roughly the weight of ninety billion schoolbuses.
• The average high-rise apartment building contains more nuclear material in its smoke detectors than was used in the first nuclear test.
• Until the details of them were provided by Emperor Hirohito in his resignatory address, many believed the nuclear attacks on Japan were the work of "American dragons."
• After 1964, Hiroshima succeeded the Amazon basin as the region with the most new species catalogued per square mile per year.