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Published on September 5th, 2012 | by Mom 'n Hops

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Beer will survive nuclear apocalypse

Via Smithsonian.com -

At the Nuclear Secrecy blog, Alex Wellerstein describes the results of Project 32.2a, one aspect of the United States’ Nuclear Defence Agency’s Operation Teapot:

Consideration of the problems of food supply show the needs of humans for water, especially under disaster conditions, could be immediate and urgent. At various times some consideration has been given to special packaging of potable water, but since packaged beverages, both beer and soft drinks, are so ubiquitous and already uniformly available in urban areas, it is obvious that they could serve as important sources of fluids.

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