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The beach is the bomb, IMAX & cooking classes

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Quote of the day

The meaning of life is to find your gift. To find your gift is happiness.

-Terry Pratchett

The beach is the bomb.


Tybee Island is home to a city-smashing monster that is waiting off the coast to wake up one day and possibly cause havoc on Georgia’s shores. An F-86 fighter plane collided midair with a B-47 bomber carrying the Mark 15 hydrogen bomb. This was during a training exercise. The F-86 pilot managed to escape before the jet disintegrated. The damaged bomber made a terrifying emergency landing at Hunter Army Airfield, but it did not abandon the 7,600-lb. The bomb was dropped into the waters of Wassaw Sound to lighten its weight and prevent it from exploding in case they crash. 100 Navy personnel spent ten weeks searching for the bomb but were unable to find it. One theory suggests that the bomb was found by a Soviet submarine and has not been found. There are many conflicting reports on how dangerous the bomb is. The initial government claims that the bomb contained a dummy trigger, which didn’t pose any threat unless it was disarmed. However, in 1994, a document that was classified revealed a completely different story. 1966 Congressional testimony of W.J. Howard, then Assistant Secretary to Defense, states that the lost weapon was a complete bomb with a nuclear capsule. According to 1966 Congressional testimony by W.J. Howard, the missing weapon was a fully functional bomb and a nuclear capsule. If this is true and the bomb contains a plutonium trigger then the resultant explosion would produce a fireball that can reach more than a mile in radius and thermal radiation that can reach up to ten times the distance. There are other ways to get a Tybee Island tan.

A private team, led by former Air Force Lt. Colonel Derek Duke, discovered radiation at Little Tybee’s tip. This radiation was consistent with the location where the bomb may have been dropped. However, a U.S. Air Force investigation later determined that the radiation was caused by natural monazite deposits in the sand. A satirical news website published a fake story in 2015 about a couple from Canada finding the bomb while diving. It was finally recovered. It is likely that the bomb is still out there. It doesn’t matter if the bomb was taken by the Russians or buried beneath fifteen feet of silt. It is best to let the sleeping monsters sleep.

News bites


Where can you take cooking classes in Savannah?
Have you always felt like there was more to learn in the kitchen? Are you seeking something new to try out? Here are your options for… Read more.
Where can you take cooking classes in Savannah?
Have you always felt like there was more to learn in the kitchen? Are you seeking something new to try out? Here are your options for… Read more.
BIG BOI LIVE IN CONCERT
BIG BOI LIVE IN CONCERT Savannah Valentines Mega Two Day concert on February 11th @ the new Enmarket arena 620 Stiles Ave Savannah, GA 31415 . Big Boi , Sleepy… Read more.
BIG BOI LIVE IN CONCERT
BIG BOI LIVE IN CONCERT Savannah Valentines Mega Two Day concert on February 11th @ the new Enmarket arena 620 Stiles Ave Savannah, GA 31415 . Big Boi , Sleepy… Read more.
Annual oyster festival returns to Beaufort County
The second annual Beaufort County Oyster Festival took place Saturday. The Beaufort Area Hospitality Association hosts the festival to celebrate the oyster’s role within the community. The event spans ten… Read more.
Annual oyster festival returns to Beaufort County
The second annual Beaufort County Oyster Festival took place Saturday. The Beaufort Area Hospitality Association hosts the festival to celebrate the oyster’s role within the community. The event spans ten… Read more.
Savannah Philharmonic Performs with rock band The Eagles at Enamarket Arena
Savannah Philharmonic performs with rock band “The Eagles” at Enmarket Arena February 19th. Read more.
Savannah Philharmonic Performs with rock band The Eagles at Enamarket Arena
Savannah Philharmonic performs with rock band “The Eagles” at Enmarket Arena February 19th. Read more.
Pooler soon be home to the world’s tallest IMAX movie screen, measuring more than 75 feet high
Something very big is coming to Pooler. Read more.
Pooler soon be home to the world’s tallest IMAX movie screen, measuring more than 75 feet high
Something very big is coming to Pooler. Read more.

EVENTS


Today

Bruce Davidson: Face to Face » Telfair Museums
Bruce Davidson: Face to Face is an exhibition at Telfair Museums . Read more.
Bruce Davidson: Face to Face » Telfair Museums
Bruce Davidson: Face to Face is an exhibition at Telfair Museums . Read more.
Contemporary Spotlight: New Acquisitions from the Brandywine Workshop » Telfair Museums
Contemporary Spotlight: New Acquisitions from the Brandywine Workshop is an exhibition at Telfair Museums . Read more.
Contemporary Spotlight: New Acquisitions from the Brandywine Workshop » Telfair Museums
Contemporary Spotlight: New Acquisitions from the Brandywine Workshop is an exhibition at Telfair Museums . Read more.
Chul-Hyun Ahn: Beyond » Telfair Museums
Chul-Hyun Ahn: Beyond is an exhibition at Telfair Museums . Read more.
Chul-Hyun Ahn: Beyond » Telfair Museums
Chul-Hyun Ahn: Beyond is an exhibition at Telfair Museums . Read more.
Sips at The Station
Sips at the Station is Savannah’s best networking event benefiting our community and encouraging guests to discover all things local! Read more.
Sips at The Station
Sips at the Station is Savannah’s best networking event benefiting our community and encouraging guests to discover all things local! Read more.

Tuesday

Open enrollments | Star Castle, Savannah, GA | January 25, 2022
Open enrollments happening at Star Castle, 550 Mall Blvd, Savannah, GA 31406, Savannah, United States on Tue Jan 25 2022 at 05:30 pm Read more.
Open enrollments | Star Castle, Savannah, GA | January 25, 2022
Open enrollments happening at Star Castle, 550 Mall Blvd, Savannah, GA 31406, Savannah, United States on Tue Jan 25 2022 at 05:30 pm Read more.
DISTRICT 2 AT LARGE: First Quarterly Meeting | St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Hellenic Center, Savannah, GA | January 25, 2022
DISTRICT 2 AT LARGE: First Quarterly Meeting happening at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Hellenic Center, 14 West Anderson, Savannah, United States on Tue Jan 25 2022 at 07:00 pm to… Read more.
DISTRICT 2 AT LARGE: First Quarterly Meeting | St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Hellenic Center, Savannah, GA | January 25, 2022
DISTRICT 2 AT LARGE: First Quarterly Meeting happening at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Hellenic Center, 14 West Anderson, Savannah, United States on Tue Jan 25 2022 at 07:00 pm to… Read more.

Wednesday

The Women Project Savannah Launch Party | Savannah Taphouse
The Women Project Savannah Launch Party happening at Savannah Taphouse, 125 East Broughton Street, Savannah, United States on Wed Jan 26 2022 at 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm Read more.
The Women Project Savannah Launch Party | Savannah Taphouse
The Women Project Savannah Launch Party happening at Savannah Taphouse, 125 East Broughton Street, Savannah, United States on Wed Jan 26 2022 at 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm Read more.

Thursday

National Sailing Programs Symposium 2022 | The DeSoto Savannah | January 27 to January 29
National Sailing Programs Symposium 2022 happening at The DeSoto Savannah, 15 East Liberty, Savannah, United States on Thu Jan 27 2022 at 08:00 am to Sat Jan 29 2022 at… Read more.
National Sailing Programs Symposium 2022 | The DeSoto Savannah | January 27 to January 29
National Sailing Programs Symposium 2022 happening at The DeSoto Savannah, 15 East Liberty, Savannah, United States on Thu Jan 27 2022 at 08:00 am to Sat Jan 29 2022 at… Read more.
Atlanta Rhythm Section at Victory North | Victory North Savannah | January 27, 2022
Atlanta Rhythm Section at Victory North happening at Victory North Savannah, 2603 Whitaker Street, Savannah, GA 31401, Savannah, United States on Thu Jan 27 2022 at 08:00 pm Read more.
Atlanta Rhythm Section at Victory North | Victory North Savannah | January 27, 2022
Atlanta Rhythm Section at Victory North happening at Victory North Savannah, 2603 Whitaker Street, Savannah, GA 31401, Savannah, United States on Thu Jan 27 2022 at 08:00 pm Read more.

Friday

Live @ Molly McGuire’s 2022! | 216 GA-367, Savannah, GA 31410-2114, United States | January 28, 2022
Live @ Molly McGuire’s 2022! happening at 216 GA-367, Savannah, GA 31410-2114, United States on Fri Jan 28 2022 at 07:00 pm Read more.
Live @ Molly McGuire’s 2022! | 216 GA-367, Savannah, GA 31410-2114, United States | January 28, 2022
Live @ Molly McGuire’s 2022! happening at 216 GA-367, Savannah, GA 31410-2114, United States on Fri Jan 28 2022 at 07:00 pm Read more.
WOW: A Really Good Comedy Show
A Stand Up comedy showcase featuring some of the best performers from all over the country! Read more.
WOW: A Really Good Comedy Show
A Stand Up comedy showcase featuring some of the best performers from all over the country! Read more.

Saturday


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