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As you may have noticed, we like to blow stuff up on this channel. So when the International Red Cross approached us to collaborate on a video about nuclear weapons, we were more than excited.
Until we did the research. It turned out we were a bit oblivious off the real impact of nuclear weapons in the real world, on a real city. And especially, how helpless even the most developed nations on earth would be if an attack occurred today.
So hopefully this video demonstrates how extremely non fun a real world nuclear attack would be, without being too gruesome. This collaboration was a blast (no pun intended) and we want to say a huge thank you to the International Red Cross!
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  • As you may have noticed, we like to blow stuff up on this channel. So when the International Red Cross approached us to collaborate on a video about nuclear weapons, we were more than excited. Until we did the research. It turned out we were a bit oblivious off the real impact of nuclear weapons in the real world, on a real city. And especially, how helpless even the most developed nations on earth would be if an attack occurred today. This collaboration was a blast (no pun intended) and we want to say a huge thank you to the International Red Cross! Please check out www.notonukes.org to learn more about nuclear weapons and what you can do to stop them.

    Kurzgesagt – In a NutshellKurzgesagt – In a NutshellVor 7 Monate
    • Well thats good... But what if after coronavirus panademic there is a war between china and usa... I guess world is approaching a situation of world war 3 in this case.. If china is found guilty behind spreading this virus...

    • Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell I want to get a bird

      Badr GhanmiBadr GhanmiVor 2 Monate
    • It's a really nice video. Perhaps next time do a game theory video and explore the reasons why nuclear weapons will never stop existing too.

      MrNobodyMrNobodyVor 2 Monate
    • Ask the americans what they think abt It. They seen to aquihave no trouble to use It, not once, but two times against japan

      PETS on ParadePETS on ParadeVor 2 Monate
    • Russia possesses nuclear weapons with a total capacity of 2 million Hiroshima. This is enough to destroy planet Earth 200 times.

      VDGGVDGGVor 2 Monate
  • Peace world

    san smsan smVor 23 Minuten
  • Peace 🌍🌎🌏

    san smsan smVor 23 Minuten
  • H I R O S H I M A A N D N A G A S A K I

    Gloria Romæ!Gloria Romæ!Vor Stunde
  • Kurzgesagt: "What happens if we nuke a city??" Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Are we a joke to you?

    Pepper SychPepper SychVor 2 Stunden
  • I know it's just a fictional videogame, but playing fallout is one of the reasons why I feel very uncomfortable with the thought of god knows how many nuclear weapons around the world these days

    23Nandez23NandezVor 4 Stunden
  • Things like this bring me to tears

    Zackery GermanZackery GermanVor 5 Stunden
  • Thanks for doing 60fps videos. Its just satisfying

    Gabriel M.Gabriel M.Vor 7 Stunden
  • Kurzgesagt: What if we nuke a city? 2020: Write that down, write that down

    Kermit the FrogKermit the FrogVor 8 Stunden
  • Drop a bomb on Los Angeles 😂

    Jfirs04Jfirs04Vor 9 Stunden
  • Adiós coronavirus

    KevinnKidKevinnKidVor 9 Stunden
  • Страшно, но интересно!

    Георгий ИвашкевичГеоргий ИвашкевичVor 9 Stunden
  • World: we should stop developing nuclear weapons. US, UK, France, China, Russia, India, Pakistan, North Korea: meh

    Eric ZEric ZVor 10 Stunden
  • so this is to get everybody ready for the World against China? hmmm

    Veronica WestVeronica WestVor 10 Stunden
  • June 2020 be like:

  • Nuke? Did u say nuke? Ok bringing my cod 4 suit and inside a heli copter

    Scout Tf2Scout Tf2Vor 10 Stunden
  • My oppinion is that nuclear weapons should ne banned BUT since more than 40 years of the signation of the agreement for no ploriferation of nuclear weapons that countries as USA, China, Rússia, France, Israel and etc. Did absolutely NOTHING to eliminate their own weapons. Much the oposite they (Specialy USA) use them to threat others countries and so get economic advatage in the geopolitical scenario. Due this i do think that until these countries eliminate their own weapons they cannot compel others to dont develop this tecnology. And thus i do think that my country (Brazil) should and MUST have this gun since (unfortunately) this be the only way that we have to actualy ensure our sovereignty, because the pressure of USA here is huge and abusive. But even if Brazil had the bomb, in the very same day that USA, China, Russsia and etc decide to extinguish completely their nuclear weapons i would support withoult any doubt to others countries do the same. In the end nuclear weapons ate terrible and i do really hate them, its inhuman, but unfortunately in the actual world that USA created after the end of wwII this kind of inhuman gun is being used to threaten and take advatage over other countries, very often promoting the hunger, unemployment and underdevelopment on these "targeted" countries and this is is also unacceptable. Any kind of external threat to the autonomy of sovereign countries over the world is unacceptable. No matter if its done throught a nuclear weapon or economic sanctions which are as worse as a nuclear attack.

    HunterHunterVor 11 Stunden
  • I discovered that nuclear weapons are really evil. They are not fun... Poor people who died because of nuclear weapons...😭😭😭

    Murat974Murat974Vor 13 Stunden
  • My country was bombed with uranium in 1999, people have more cancer than ever and life expectancy is lower. US never took responsibility for that even though they were ones that bombed us in the first place. It's basically a crime against humanity that no-one exept us cares about

    РСК ⰓⰔⰍРСК ⰓⰔⰍVor 14 Stunden
  • This is just amazing

    Gabriele ViscontiGabriele ViscontiVor 15 Stunden
  • Do i see a bright light in Phase 1? Or is it all over instantly?

    MantelMantelVor 16 Stunden
  • This is the coolest video they made

    Your Everyday SantaYour Everyday SantaVor 16 Stunden
  • This world will be more peaceful if we can destroy weapon of mass destruction by just voting. Reality is rather disappointing.

    Zer0IX 9Zer0IX 9Vor 18 Stunden
  • Good to know that we can all die if one of the insanely stupid world leaders we have make a mistake

    Tijn Zijn backupTijn Zijn backupVor 19 Stunden
  • it’ll be worth it cause the monster in my closet is gone but so is my family

    SomewhatOriginal YTSomewhatOriginal YTVor 19 Stunden
  • Nuke:oh hi guys I'm new here! Corona virus:um sorry who are you again Nuke:I'm here for a job! Corona virus: Sorry that spot is taken

    GamerBrosChannel2020 Gameing LeeGamerBrosChannel2020 Gameing LeeVor 22 Stunden
  • Nagasaki and Hiroshima: *First time?*

    Sherri OlsenSherri OlsenVor Tag
  • *U.S has left the chat*

  • No one: Kurzgesagt: WHAT IF WE NUKED A CITY

    Joash JohnsonJoash JohnsonVor Tag
  • "What do you mean no more nukes?! Once you have the first nuke that's it, there's just nukes," - jontron

    XXMiklPickleXXMiklPickleVor Tag
  • exploding things in real life can be fun if done right and on a small scale, though once ya get atomic/nuclear all fun goes away

    Prism StrikePrism StrikeVor Tag
  • Sincereley, this Is the most horrofing and scariest thing that I have seen

    Andrea BrunoneAndrea BrunoneVor Tag
  • I find it counter productive to get rid of nuclear weapons as they are the only thing that has prevented WW3 we NEED them

    HolyAssassin167HolyAssassin167Vor Tag
  • Easy. Go to Nagasaki and Hiroshima and ask the veterans

    Yu Xiang YaoYu Xiang YaoVor Tag
  • He forgot that exploding things in video games (eg. Car crushers 2 code explosion in roblox)is fun

    ͡ ͜ʖ ͡͡ ͜ʖ ͡Vor Tag
  • So the radiation won’t turn anyone in to the hulk? lol

    NighthawkNighthawkVor Tag
  • There was a man (forgot his name) and he said that to detonate nukes the president would have to kill a person. That person would be with them all the time. Didn't happen because "how immoral!" Is it really tho?

    Lilly AliceLilly AliceVor Tag
  • the treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons was not signed by most countries posessing nuclear weapons or most nations who are allied to those nations. The Netherlands actually was the only nation to vote against it. sadly the great powers are not willing to get rid of the worst technology humanity has ever created.

    arcmarcmVor Tag
  • Kim calm down

    British SansBritish SansVor Tag
  • Ok but who would nuke a city? *Oh right, America*

  • 2020:NO

    Addy LiewAddy LiewVor Tag
  • i just pissed my pants );

    alireza khoramialireza khoramiVor Tag
  • If we all got rid of nukes that would leave us vulnerable to less ethical countries who would only need to save one

    Daniel LongDaniel LongVor Tag
  • ???:explosion is art

    댓글댓글댓글댓글Vor Tag
  • The luckiest people are the ones who died immediately

    justin brownjustin brownVor Tag
  • typo in the description, “oblivious off” should be “oblivious of” just a heads up.

    SupetorusSupetorusVor Tag
  • If a nuclear bomb went off, there would be a perfect zone along the radius of the explosion where all microwave pizzas would be perfectly cooked

    ElDiablo66ElDiablo66Vor Tag
  • Why don’t we find out?

    MemesonMemesonVor 2 Tage
  • That's hot

    PhiroPhiroVor 2 Tage
  • is it me or was her talking about Trump...

    hugo13231hugo13231Vor 2 Tage
  • very important theme!

    PferdesalamiPferdesalamiVor 2 Tage
  • How to survive a nuclear attack: 1. Don't be born. 2. Be dead already.

    JJVor 2 Tage
  • Kurzgesagt: not nuclear war, just one explosion Just one Only one Not that bad.

    john baileyjohn baileyVor 2 Tage
  • North korea: write that down! Write that down!

    Domantas BaliukonisDomantas BaliukonisVor 2 Tage
  • What if we nuked a city answer: we will all die

    Makai PaulsonMakai PaulsonVor 2 Tage

    Makai PaulsonMakai PaulsonVor 2 Tage
  • Who asked this question? Not being like "noBoDY aSKEd" I'm literally asking who asked how it would be to nuke a city

    The CommenterThe CommenterVor 2 Tage
    • @Google Assistant I cant disagree but when I say your name I almost has a heart attack wondering why google wants to nuke a city

      The CommenterThe CommenterVor 13 Stunden
    • It'll be interesting to know what happends if we nuke a city tho.

      Google AssistantGoogle AssistantVor 13 Stunden
  • Video title: what happens if we nuke a city? Me: wondering why there is something shiny falling from the sky

    Ekraj SinghEkraj SinghVor 2 Tage
  • haven't we done this before? if im not wrong there's 2 cities already.

    ath_ alaath_ alaVor 2 Tage
  • The nukes keep the satan's away.

    Bryan BakkiouiBryan BakkiouiVor 2 Tage
  • What sizr of nuke?

    alexis Juillardalexis JuillardVor 2 Tage
  • Just for the record. If you demand that we get rid of nuclear weapons, the questions you should answer is: Are you fine with conventional wars then? Because without nuclear weapons, we will have large scale conventional wars again. The only reason why we had relative peace since 1945 is because everyone knows that if you wage an all out war against another nation that has nuclear weapons is that you will get blown away too. No nuclear weapon, no threat and conventional wars will get viable again, like a massive war between the US and China for example, which would already had been fought out if it werent for the nuclear threat. Banning nuclear weapons will not bring world peace. Having nuclear weapons will not guarantee world peace. Peace is when everyone has too much to loose if they resorts to violence. If one group sees that it can come out on top with more gain than loose, war will become an option again. Who wants that?

    Disruptive TimesDisruptive TimesVor 2 Tage
    • @Daniel Countries are run by people. People that run countries generally are on the smarter side of the spectrum. The only reason smaller countries are out to get some pew pew is, it gives them leverage on the world stage, effectively preventing other countries from dictating the "terms of service" or wage proxy wars against them with conventional means. Look at the past 50 years. Every country that has no nuclear arsenal is either a minion of a state that has nuclear potential or suffered (or still suffers) proxy wars waged by the nuclear powers. Nuclear weapons are the "great equalizer", forcing everyone on the table to negotiate. Of course are the big players against a wide distribution, because that would diminish their own power dramatically. And from the perspective of world politics, thats the only reason why big pew pew for "evil countries" is bad.

      Disruptive TimesDisruptive TimesVor 10 Stunden
    • Disruptive Times I mean that’s debatable because some countries just don’t care about the risk and will uses them. Which is why we need to prevent more countries from acquiring them.

      DanielDanielVor 21 Stunde
  • What would happened underground the nuke?

    Aroha WildeAroha WildeVor 2 Tage
  • According to NUKEMAP by Alex Wellerstein the bomb used is 1.2 megatons strong detonated at 3.3 kilometers above ground

    Kyrtap 8Kyrtap 8Vor 2 Tage
  • If you nuke a city people will die. Don’t waste time on this video.

    The Bob Loblaw Show !The Bob Loblaw Show !Vor 2 Tage
  • 03:50 "people just like you, rushing out to the window to take pictures from the window" LMAO, what a generation we live in 😂😂 might be a selfie before die and post

    I'm ChrisI'm ChrisVor 2 Tage
  • Way too many passive aggressive political bullshit messages embedded within this supposedly "informational video." The British think they have all the answers.....with very little success to back that up.

    WW CJRWW CJRVor 2 Tage
  • Nuke Chinatown anywhere- you should have seen what they made a man eat! No way. The girls laugh and the guns go off! And there he is dead by his car listening to laughter on the IPhone as an expose on his Chinese dinner is shown to him! I mean the guy couldn't take it!!!!!!

    Michele DeanMichele DeanVor 2 Tage
  • Trying to avoid death from nuclear bomb??? Try metro tunnels

    Jhonny SinnsJhonny SinnsVor 3 Tage
  • ppl be like hmm yes living is fun ouch oof ow i died

    AmericaAmericaVor 3 Tage
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