How to Survive a Nuclear Attack
3 Survival Tips You Should Know
The thickness of materials needed to protect yourself from 99 % of radiation:
Steel: 5 inches
Brick: 16 inches
Packed earth: 2 feet
Water: 3 feet
Why you should wear white:
Brighter colors reflect more radiation. Not so much more that it’ll really matter, but it might make you feel a little better.
Why you should live upwind:
You probably shouldn’t choose real estate based on the chances of a nuclear attack, but if it comes down to two places and you can’t decide? Go with the one in the area that’s less likely to have nuclear fallout carried to it by prevailing winds. In the New York City area, that’s New Jersey. You can find a map of the prevailing winds in your area at hint.fm. They’re strangely beautiful.