Politico Magazine reports that a group based at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, is directing a new project called Reinventing Civil Defense. Their goal is to prepare Americans to respond to a nuclear event.
Would you know what to do during a nuclear attack?
Most Americans don’t https://t.co/nBkjwkjOAY
— POLITICO (@politico) June 16, 2018
“I would say that the United States is probably less prepared for any kind of nuclear detonation than it has been at any time since the Cold War,” says Alex Wellerstein, a historian of science and technology at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. “And that is a dangerous place to be.’’
So, here are some of the suggestions (via Twitchy),
Strip naked and run directly toward the mushroom cloud.
— Køpper J. Kopp (@kopper) June 16, 2018
We drilled for this in elementary school. It’s not hard to figure out. https://t.co/9ChbYx7O2V
— Scott Greenfield (@ScottGreenfield) June 16, 2018
Go back to elementary school and get under the desk?
— it’s just me (@tkcrockett) June 16, 2018
Just duck under a sturdy school desk, right? https://t.co/K1pIAcys0o
— Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) June 16, 2018
— Brian M. Wilcox (@bwilcoxwrites) June 17, 2018
It’s fill your bathtub with water, right? It’s always fill your bathtub with water. https://t.co/Tmbv7eTKJc
— Carl Clark (@Clarkitect) June 17, 2018
When the alert happens, I will turn to Twitter and get expert advice. Duh. https://t.co/Be0HYaBevA
— Greg Pollowitz (@GPollowitz) June 16, 2018
I’m going to walk around in my white briefs, cowboy boots, cigg in mouth, martini in hand and sing “It’s raining men.”
— Matthew DeLeon (@Matthewdeleon69) June 17, 2018
I’d record it.
— B.T. Samuel. I hate liberal hypocrisy. (@JustBeaTee) June 16, 2018
Livestream it on FB of course.
— MikeBixby (@mikebixby305) June 16, 2018
I’d Livestream it while constantly screaming out “WorldStar HipHop.”
— Andy (@ar910793) June 16, 2018
This is what it would look like pic.twitter.com/EeItm1wL0u
— Alexander Crouton-Skitch (@AlexanderSkitch) June 17, 2018
Quickly get into position to leave THE BEST shadow figure —#duh🙄
— Dawna Olson (@dawnaolson) June 16, 2018
Run into the light.
— Teresa (@Mothert08Teresa) June 16, 2018
— Zach D Roberts (@zdroberts) June 16, 2018
Drive to Arkansas, nobody is going to target them
— Tommy McPines (@TMcpines) June 16, 2018
The University of Oklahoma has extensive fallout shelters. https://t.co/RPRaVPhSwJ
— J Corley (@jlhcorley) June 16, 2018
There are more suggestions at Twitchy