What if We Nuke a City?

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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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    • Theoofman


      Klukkustund síðan

      It’s not like anybody doesn’t use the metric system, not like the US exists or anything

    • Sana Hui

      Sana Hui

      2 dögum síðan

      10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Booooooooooooooooooooooooom

    • Rachna Mookerjee

      Rachna Mookerjee

      2 dögum síðan

      I love you

    • Wow, this is a really long Name i have here

      Wow, this is a really long Name i have here

      5 dögum síðan

      Answer to title: it will go boom and everyone will die and i will go lololololololol

    • Alphahurricane


      9 dögum síðan

      @สหรัฐ อเมริกา no i have a happy sleepless life. You wanna learn the toomuchsleepdeprivation tecnique?

  • Gray09 ReEeEeE

    Gray09 ReEeEeE

    46 mínútum síðan

    *The CIA would like to know your location*

  • John Aden Harvey

    John Aden Harvey

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    I'm your 621,000 like!!! 😀😀

  • 疲れたレズビアン


    3 klukkustundum síðan

    Ahah, lets never ever nuke anything again

  • Shark575


    4 klukkustundum síðan

    This channel makes me worry that a random nuke is gonna drop on my town

  • Zeghetti


    4 klukkustundum síðan

    They die

  • MoeDankestr


    4 klukkustundum síðan

    The problem with getting of nuclear bombs completely is the fact that somebody will always break the rules or cheat the system.

  • MoeDankestr


    4 klukkustundum síðan

    New Mr. Beast challenge?

    • 疲れたレズビアン


      3 klukkustundum síðan




    4 klukkustundum síðan

    Kurzgesagt: "We do videos about what we like to do"
    Meanwhile Kurzgesagt:

    (Edit: thanks for the 3K likes)

  • Murat


    4 klukkustundum síðan

    Eliminate all nuce weapons and let U.S bring democracy to your country

  • ???


    4 klukkustundum síðan

    the thought of being nuked is so scary and disturbing.

    • 疲れたレズビアン


      3 klukkustundum síðan


  • Ahmed Abumur

    Ahmed Abumur

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    yet, there are more than 3500 nuclear warheads ready to be deployed in the world !!
    seriously, in what possible scenario would make any country throw one of those !!!!

  • Uncle Sam

    Uncle Sam

    6 klukkustundum síðan

    "Eliminating all nuclear weapons and vowing never to build them again"
    Usa, China and Russia: "No"

  • Kassandra Vargas

    Kassandra Vargas

    6 klukkustundum síðan

    Can we appreciate the artwork he must have spend months on this

  • j-core


    7 klukkustundum síðan

    camera man still alive though

  • Adam Worth

    Adam Worth

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    14627 persone vogliono essere nuclearizzati

  • Der Gebeater

    Der Gebeater

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    They are still building these

  • kybo Kaison

    kybo Kaison

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    We’ve already nuked 2 cities before

  • Miles Jackman

    Miles Jackman

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Watching this video I herd sirens outside mom come pick me up I’m scared

  • XxKwolves xX

    XxKwolves xX

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    Wow, RIP the people who died there.

  • JackJacks taken

    JackJacks taken

    9 klukkustundum síðan


  • Burak Kurt

    Burak Kurt

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    USA did this horrible thing for twice yet no one talks shit to them about it. We all agree that Hitler was an evil person but is Truman, who ordered the nuking of two cities, is a honorable man?



    9 klukkustundum síðan

    anyone the duck noise at the end

  • onani


    10 klukkustundum síðan

    I call the 500km^2 thing the bone zone

  • DarkISO25


    10 klukkustundum síðan

    Kinda worrying how many now still think anyone deserves this or that it’s fine to use nukes....

  • Rocky Nugent

    Rocky Nugent

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    id say they'd all die

  • moomoo bear

    moomoo bear

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    Or we can just not

  • parsa dr

    parsa dr

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Me watching this in iran:*chuckles* I'm in danger

  • Simon Blyashuk

    Simon Blyashuk

    13 klukkustundum síðan

    A normal day in Hiroshima.

    • 疲れたレズビアン


      3 klukkustundum síðan




    13 klukkustundum síðan

    The answer to this video in seconds
    Bomb: Hahaha city go boom
    city : ded

  • Lambosil SAV

    Lambosil SAV

    15 klukkustundum síðan

    infographic channel but if it was good.

  • Falk


    15 klukkustundum síðan

    "We're Doomed!"

  • João Felipe

    João Felipe

    16 klukkustundum síðan

    That's what "Cruel Bombs" really means

  • StormZap


    16 klukkustundum síðan

    Japan twice: there's only one way to know

  • onur97able


    16 klukkustundum síðan

    People Who say japan lived this before this is a different circumstance
    Little boy and fat Man was a fraction of the power of nukes of today and radioactive particles dissapated to air quickly check history matters video about hiroshima
    İf we used today's nuke on anywhere really that area Will be unhabitable for 2000 years at minimum so japanese people Got easy

  • BTEP


    16 klukkustundum síðan

    Next up: What if we started a great depression?

  • my personal channel

    my personal channel

    17 klukkustundum síðan

    Dear FBI,
    I'm watching this because it's in my recommended. I'm a teenager and would never do such thing.

  • Rabindra Pokhrel

    Rabindra Pokhrel

    17 klukkustundum síðan

    North Korea:looks like a job for me

  • M'senior _

    M'senior _

    17 klukkustundum síðan

    considering Iran just passed 60% enriched uranium... I guess I'm kinda fucked (i live in israel)

  • SansWithout Sans

    SansWithout Sans

    19 klukkustundum síðan

    Jeesh, another civilization tutorial...

  • Bryan H

    Bryan H

    20 klukkustundum síðan

    What if we nuke the countries that don’t join in on getting rid of them. 😈

  • Diligent One-Six

    Diligent One-Six

    20 klukkustundum síðan

    The threat of Nuclear War is still Undeniable. North Korea and Russia are the reasons of that.
    Modern Warfare is about fighting Terrorism in an Abstract Concept.

  • Peter Beadle

    Peter Beadle

    20 klukkustundum síðan

    Just so you know theres a select few people on earth who can actually cause this destruction at any point in time and all they have to do is make a decision!

  • yonatan schlussel

    yonatan schlussel

    20 klukkustundum síðan

    What if we nuke a city
    People will die
    The end

  • Andrej Najhold

    Andrej Najhold

    21 klukkustund síðan

    These videos without context give out so much meme potential

  • Shourove Khan

    Shourove Khan

    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Umm, what bomb did you use. Hydrogen bomb or Tsar bomba?

  • Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Humans still have atom weapons?
    I must be in the stupid timeline.

  • Always Chill

    Always Chill

    Degi Síðan síðan

    me: What if we nuke a city?

  • IUxsundew


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Mhm so here's a better idea: what if we can just please not nuke a city?

  • Anarchy Zyp

    Anarchy Zyp

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Switzerland : nah.

  • Kevin The Kid

    Kevin The Kid

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Me in class:🧐
    Me in my science class learning about the sun:🧐
    My teacher tells us sun is made of hydrogen and helium:🙂
    My teacher tells us the core of the sun is nuclear fusion:🙃
    The class:🥱
    Me remember Hiroshima bomb:🤨
    Me 10 secs after: Mrs. green there is helium on earth right???
    Mrs. green: yes
    Me: and hydrogen???
    Me in my head: helium + hydrogen= sun helium + hydrogen= nuke.....
    “Mrs. green tells class that science class is good if u want to be scientist”
    Me tells class that science can make war:😡
    My class: 🥱
    Mrs. green 😒
    The class: so negative 1 is higher than 1 right?
    Me: 🥲🔫

    Btw I just taught you how to make a bomb 🙃

  • Kenny Le

    Kenny Le

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Is that..... The Colossal Titan?

  • 3 strikes strider 1 Trigger

    3 strikes strider 1 Trigger

    Degi Síðan síðan

    We did... twice actually
    I mean america did
    We nukes ourselves because it's funny and we found a reason to fight

  • NateDog 2304

    NateDog 2304

    Degi Síðan síðan

    "What if we nuke a city?"
    My reaction: What if we don't?

  • lemon star

    lemon star

    Degi Síðan síðan

    At his house door: *Loud BANGING ON THE DOOR* OPEN UP ITS THE ARMY

  • shura


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Когда говорят об ужасах социализма, всегда забывают, что мы, социалисты, никогда не использовали ядерное оружие, чтобы убивать людей. Это сделали американцы, которые так любят свободу, что даже поставили на колени СССР, который был оплотом дружбы и свободы. Мы до сих пор помним все войны, второй фронт и космос. А вы помните кто вы?

  • SoryIHasLag [Engineer Gamings 1# hoe]

    SoryIHasLag [Engineer Gamings 1# hoe]

    Degi Síðan síðan

    *E P I C*

  • Ado_odA


    Degi Síðan síðan

    America saw this vid in 1945 and was like: “Yes. Do that. Twice.”

  • just your average human

    just your average human

    Degi Síðan síðan

    We fucking die that's what happens.

  • Eli


    Degi Síðan síðan

    6:32 that aged well...

  • Joaxb Axtrxan

    Joaxb Axtrxan

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Here comes the sun do do do do

  • Don Jon

    Don Jon

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Challenge Accepted

  • BloxMations


    Degi Síðan síðan

    “What if we nuke a city?”
    America: Dont mind if I do!

  • Bulbs _

    Bulbs _

    Degi Síðan síðan

    My brain at 3AM:

  • kimaron


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Is it just me, or do these videos get more visually pleasing as Kurzgesagt makes more of em

  • W4nted


    Degi Síðan síðan

    I see why DEFCON is terrifying.

  • Bryn Davies-Smith

    Bryn Davies-Smith

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I hope I don't get any nuclear bomb in my town

    • 疲れたレズビアン


      3 klukkustundum síðan

      Where do you live (in the least creepiest way possible lmao) I highly doubt you'll ever get a nuke.

  • 夜明け- Gameplay, animation, and more

    夜明け- Gameplay, animation, and more

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Is the title a threat?-

  • EspressoLikesCoffee


    Degi Síðan síðan

    I've watched so many Kurzgesagt videos that i'm starting to think about the universe and whatever, am I going insane?

  • lpmw12


    Degi Síðan síðan


  • Sydney Mason

    Sydney Mason

    Degi Síðan síðan

    am i the only one who is at school and should be doing iready but instead decided to watch this? no? just me? okay..

  • WeRus


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Nuclear weapon save the world from WW III.

  • Tide Pod • 10 years ago

    Tide Pod • 10 years ago

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Alternate title: how to hiroshima and Nagasaki in 8 minutes straight

  • Monkey See Monkey Do

    Monkey See Monkey Do

    Degi Síðan síðan

    if we want to prevent other country from bombing us, then we need to bomb them first before they have a chance. this is the only option, either bomb or be bombed, that's just natural selection

  • ItsDopamine05


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Alternate title: “What if we nuke YOUR city”

  • Mysty Gamer

    Mysty Gamer

    Degi Síðan síðan

    i'm here so often, ill count how many times i've watched this video from now on. i'm starting from 10, because i'm sure i've watched it over 10 times.

    counter: 12

  • John Lim

    John Lim

    Degi Síðan síðan

    This is a very good illustration of the extremely disastrous result and immense horror which a nuclear explosion can bring to mankind and our world.
    It has been a miracle our world has been spared ever since the people of the cities of Hiroshima & Nagasaki fell victims to the horror in August 1945.
    The BIG worry now is not because North Korea and Iran possess such capabilities, though with a very much less capacity compared with the nuclear arsenal of USA. Neither is the BIG worry brought by several countries such as UK, France, Russia, China, India having such capabilities as well.
    The BIG worry is simply these nations already possess nuclear capabilities, all in the name of National Defence.
    The BIG TRUTH is NO country's government, which possesses nuclear capabilities, has any right to claim to be qualified and justified to possess nuclear capabilities.
    The probability of the existence of a "loose cannon State Leader", hitting the buttons of nuclear weapons is NOT reserved only for North Korea, Iran, etc.
    The RISK of the existence of a Lunatic State Leader is equally high in USA too.
    Therefore, the only solution, though very remote, is for the governments of all the countries which possess nuclear capabilities to immediately begin to disarm and eliminate all nuclear weapons.
    Well this is A Fat Hope because suspicions abound among the countries.

  • MadlyPlayzz23


    Degi Síðan síðan

    conclusion: everyone fucking dies

  • John Evan Monteloyola

    John Evan Monteloyola

    Degi Síðan síðan

    in a nutshell

    *the city will get destroyed*

  • György Kristóf

    György Kristóf

    Degi Síðan síðan


  • Izawa


    Degi Síðan síðan

    It was so much pain to find thiis channel beacuze of its name

  • Jai Mathur

    Jai Mathur

    Degi Síðan síðan

    This honestly freaks me out considering this can happen any moment...the next second and you're dead...The horror

  • Vooteria ക

    Vooteria ക

    Degi Síðan síðan

    he said we



    Degi Síðan síðan

    tsar bomba moment

  • Cristina Krupka

    Cristina Krupka

    Degi Síðan síðan

    "How we gonna die?" Easy! Watch this video.

  • Mahmoud Hassan

    Mahmoud Hassan

    2 dögum síðan

    It will explode someday with the escalation of political positions, this world is not the best as we used to think

  • Justin Higgins

    Justin Higgins

    2 dögum síðan

    During WW2 the fire bombing of Japan was much worse than the nukes. People didn't just burn, they drowned on dry land in a way because the fire would consume all available oxygen.

  • lucky seven

    lucky seven

    2 dögum síðan

    no you need 20 kills to get a nuke

  • a


    2 dögum síðan

    already did in WW2

  • TheGravityShifter


    2 dögum síðan

    The man who dropped one of the nukes on Japan was interviewed years ago. They asked him what his biggest fear was about nuclear bombs. His response was, "My biggest fear is when the terrorists get a hold of them."

    • TheGravityShifter


      7 klukkustundum síðan

      @Mega Man Main uhhuh

    • Mega Man Main

      Mega Man Main

      7 klukkustundum síðan

      the irony

  • Gauthem Sivanathan

    Gauthem Sivanathan

    2 dögum síðan

    Bottomline.. One nuke bom, the end of civilization. Hope there are no any room for such a use case. Enough of Hiroshima & Nagasaki!

  • Bear


    2 dögum síðan

    Hey your voice is different!

  • Matthew Ramirez

    Matthew Ramirez

    2 dögum síðan

    Me: *clicks on this video*
    Also me: *gets ad*
    Huh, so I’d get an ad if we nuked a city.

  • Caleb Malone

    Caleb Malone

    2 dögum síðan

    This show should be on one of those informational shows on cable

  • Larry Lawton Laughing

    Larry Lawton Laughing

    2 dögum síðan

    Non-Sense. You can't put a technology back in the box and also nukes have ensured peace for 75 years. We would have had World War 3 in the fifties without them and all the major conflicts between large nations simply don't get resolved anymore, meaning no war. Nukes bring peace.

  • The Casually Potato

    The Casually Potato

    2 dögum síðan

    I'm blinded by the lights

  • Creeperboi25 /

    Creeperboi25 /

    2 dögum síðan

    When he said major city I felt relieved cuz I live in Townsville which not many people know about and doesn't have high population

    • Creeperboi25 /

      Creeperboi25 /

      5 klukkustundum síðan

      @Mega Man Main yes

    • Mega Man Main

      Mega Man Main

      7 klukkustundum síðan

      As in the city in Australia?

  • Atheryx


    2 dögum síðan

    "What if we nuke a city" The city gets nuked...

  • The Neko Katze

    The Neko Katze

    2 dögum síðan

    God gave us fire... but blowing stuff up... that was our idea

  • Asif Hossain

    Asif Hossain

    2 dögum síðan

    Who the Fuck made Nuclear BOMB