Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Today's sign of the apocalypse - Chernobyl Tours

Tours of area surrounding the Chernobyl facility are now available. Radiation levels are considered safe for brief visits. On April 26, 1986 one of Chernobyl's main reactors exploded sending debris into the atmosphere hundreds of times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb. Estimates of related fatalities in the Ukraine range to 30,000.

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