Taking Apart Nukes Is Probably A Stressful Job

I thought writing about gadgets was tough! Apparently I have nothing to worry about, and neither do you, unless you’re like Wesley Baptiste, who’s training to disarm old nuclear warheads for a living. Don’t drop that wrench.

Part of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty — a pact between the US and Russia, acknowledging we no longer need to blow each other to radioactive bits — old nukes are being put to rest. That means taking apart some very, very dangerous pieces of hardware. [Flickr]