Monday, March 21, 2011

CNN: sounding authorative while talking nonsense about radiation

Here are Anderson Cooper and Dr Sanjay Gupta spouting nonsense about suits that protect you from gamma rays and masks that filtering out the "gamma radiation" circulating in the air. Neat trick that. These guys should STFU and just read Wikipedia.

But perhaps the worst part is when Anderson Cooper tells us how excited he is to have his mask and suit. Oh, yes, folks, the best part about the nuclear disaster is the stuff you get to buy.

And then there's the laughable nuclear meltdown explained using pasta:


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