Taking Apart Nukes Is Probably a Stressful Job

By Sam Biddle on at

I thought writing for Gizmodo 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]