The Insane Plan to Build a Sea in the Sahara With Nukes

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Laurens Veldhuizen
Laurens Veldhuizen

is it just me or of you do it the global sealevel would be way lower

2 minuten geleden
Blue Skies
Blue Skies

Wonder what the release of radiation would be when compared to all the nuclear tests that were done.

Uur geleden
kilen
kilen

Lol With humans, there is always a solution... Blow all up ! 😂

3 uur geleden
Generale Delogu
Generale Delogu

Jules Verne should be credited with the creation of this idea, as his book Invasion of the Sea published in 1905 proposed creating a larger Sahara Sea in the low levels of The Sahara.

15 uur geleden
Nejc Slanič
Nejc Slanič

DUDE I LIVE IN SLOVENIA 😃

16 uur geleden
Daholyfox
Daholyfox

What about the lag, it will crash people.

Dag geleden
Paulo Sagario
Paulo Sagario

DUDE WATCH YOUR LANGUAGE

Dag geleden
Bhum Brahmavira
Bhum Brahmavira

Today we might be able to do it with Thermobaric explosives.

Dag geleden
DeeEcks
DeeEcks

fuck carthage

Dag geleden
*I D *K
*I D *K

It’s sah har a

Dag geleden
PolaaR
PolaaR

Infinate water source...duh

Dag geleden
Alexis Bierque de Birka de Fauville
Alexis Bierque de Birka de Fauville

5:06 Loved how you said "Nuked the shit out of the ground"

Dag geleden
Sanj F
Sanj F

Very few problems that can't be solved by nukes

2 dagen geleden
VenusianGameplay
VenusianGameplay

Colonization? Motherfucker Sahara belongs to countries in north africa. Europe can fuck its self with her Colonization

2 dagen geleden
RED FIGHTER
RED FIGHTER

This is a perfect movie 4 indiana jhones

2 dagen geleden
Carlos Marin
Carlos Marin

Lol just dig down with ur diamond pickaxes and shovels

2 dagen geleden
Eeveememes Gaming
Eeveememes Gaming

2:01 FITNESS GRAM MEME

2 dagen geleden
Agent D
Agent D

I think the original plan is still viable, and might eventually happen as the population continues to grow

3 dagen geleden
beshar beshar
beshar beshar

Fun fact the Sahara is an Arabic word and it means the desert

3 dagen geleden
beshar beshar
beshar beshar

+AskBeforePlaying yup

Dag geleden
AskBeforePlaying
AskBeforePlaying

So basically when you talk about the Sahara you're basically saying the "desert desert"? Huh.

2 dagen geleden
NeoArashi
NeoArashi

What is the song name?

3 dagen geleden
Mr. P. Enis
Mr. P. Enis

*It's free real estate*

4 dagen geleden
Boned 1259
Boned 1259

Why not get the water by using pipes?

4 dagen geleden
No. 548
No. 548

This will just become another Dead Sea

4 dagen geleden
No. 548
No. 548

This will just become another Dead Sea

4 dagen geleden
No. 548
No. 548

This will just become another Dead Sea

4 dagen geleden
Tepid Tuna
Tepid Tuna

Nukes are certainly a bad idea, but it was the 1950s. New tech, new ideas had to be tested. Hopefully new construction techniques will one day be efficient enough to take the business case over the line. Some have made a good point about the inland sea salting up: The Med Sea itself is a depression which in the past "mostly" dried out. The rivers feeding it could not maintain its levels as their flows were insufficient. The Straits of Gibraltar broke sometime in the past letting the sea (back-) in flooding a vast area all the way to Turkey and beyond. What stops the Med from salting up now? Maybe I'm simplifying this but, make the canal wider and then the flows become big enough to become tidal. The Med Sea evaporates as well but doesn't salt up. So if the flows are equalised then the new inland lake becomes a "bay" of the Med sea and thus follows the same cycles of the Med. Ultimately the big issue is cost and return.

4 dagen geleden
pfaros25
pfaros25

Tepid Tuna a seemingly elegant solution indeed

3 dagen geleden
C4L4MITY1994
C4L4MITY1994

Since europe has so many refugees that search for a new home, why dont we promote this idea with new technolegy and them as worker so they can build up their own new staat with a great future

4 dagen geleden
nnghost
nnghost

egypt says nah nukes are useless

4 dagen geleden
Mitaka just
Mitaka just

wHy U sWEar

5 dagen geleden
Backing Track Machine
Backing Track Machine

7:00 didn't see that coming

5 dagen geleden
ab b
ab b

A big problem is that it would be a salt lake that gets more and more salty every second, water keeps evaporating leaving the salt, and new sea water comes in and repeat. No chance that it would be habitable, but it still might change the weather.

5 dagen geleden
FMGM1PCE7L
FMGM1PCE7L

Radioactive sea?

5 dagen geleden
SPDY_DenZ
SPDY_DenZ

Digging a canal isn’t a bad idea. If we started now it will be done by 2029. But, I have other ways. 1. Dig a pipe. It could work because that makes it so the water has a specific route. Digging a canal could erode the land around it. The bad thing is if the pipe explodes. 2. Have all of the UN get some sort of planes to carry water from the Atlantic, Mediterranean and the Red Sea there. It will be a more efficient but slower process.

5 dagen geleden
Eythn Warnes
Eythn Warnes

5:06 lol

5 dagen geleden
zn4rf
zn4rf

So why would you want to bring SALTY water into a dessert? Not that the idea itself is bonkers.

5 dagen geleden
SpaceSmarto 16
SpaceSmarto 16

Your first swear word! Congrats. Wait Is that a bad thing? ........... Sh-

5 dagen geleden
AlternateFutureOf???
AlternateFutureOf???

Nuke the *beep* out of the sahara

6 dagen geleden
Commander ™
Commander ™

Is he in a phone booth or what, get your audio game under control. 🤓

6 dagen geleden
Eric Harrison
Eric Harrison

Okay but wouldn’t digging that canal and making the lake help with rising water levels? That would be a shit ton of space for a lot of water to go to. Don’t attack me pls lol I was just wondering

6 dagen geleden
brian burch
brian burch

Tunnel boring machine

6 dagen geleden
LLWSS
LLWSS

Metro 2033 finna be real

6 dagen geleden
SSS Joker
SSS Joker

Push red button.

6 dagen geleden
THExteam
THExteam

Bruh just use hydrogen bombs

6 dagen geleden
Holly Pacheco
Holly Pacheco

“Let’s spread human habitat by probably killing everyone on a continent!”

6 dagen geleden
BlackKataklyst
BlackKataklyst

It's sand...nukes would turn it to glass. Not opposed to creating a lake or whatnot, this is just an unrealistic idea lol

6 dagen geleden
thomas schmitt
thomas schmitt

You would have to worry about evaporation causing a salt lake.

6 dagen geleden
D
D

Governments should research YouTube comments... better information and logic here

6 dagen geleden
Q Series//sub2pewdiepie
Q Series//sub2pewdiepie

Before I watch this vid, i must ask:, WHAT ABOUT THR RADIATION

7 dagen geleden
Gaurav Chugh
Gaurav Chugh

But why was the canal idea dropped?

7 dagen geleden
nnghost
nnghost

google it, also let me know

4 dagen geleden
rRobert Smith
rRobert Smith

Build a pipeline and thorium power plants to make the same area fresh water farm land...same thing with Australia with enough cheap nuclear desalting plants, desert becomes farm land.

7 dagen geleden
Aaron Lassen
Aaron Lassen

LOL wow... of course someone wanted to nuke it... please no one show Donald Drumpf this video

7 dagen geleden
Raiders County
Raiders County

Didn't watch the video but all I know is that would be stupid because there would be a lot or radiation there if I'm not mistaken when the nuke drops

7 dagen geleden
Timo Grönroos
Timo Grönroos

This sounds like a good project in fighting against climate change (but do it without nukes). It could help a little bit when sea levels will be rising to store water in Sahara. Also it would create new giant green area in Afrlca and bring new rain in the area. Also it could help many out of powerty and by doing so, could also help with climate refugee problem.

7 dagen geleden
TheAntonyDude
TheAntonyDude

*nuke the sHiT oUt oF tHe grOUnD*

7 dagen geleden
Michael Mayers
Michael Mayers

Just a testing feild . Japan we ready for u

8 dagen geleden
_Maykoo_
_Maykoo_

sLOVEnia

8 dagen geleden
Magnet Head
Magnet Head

John got balls

8 dagen geleden
Deathbyfarting
Deathbyfarting

When he said "nuke the s*** out of it," I thought: 'merica!..... when he said 213 nukes, 100 times more powerful then the hydrogen bomb I thought: "aaawww hell no" Sounds like someone was bitter about being turned down about his canal...

8 dagen geleden
Iafiv Iv
Iafiv Iv

The idea of a sea in the Sahara has been talked about for more than a century.Jules Verne talked about it in one of his books.But no idea ever got beyond the idea stage.Costs have always been too high.The nuke idea was also just that an idea that got floated around by one guy and quickly dismissed.

8 dagen geleden
Sam T.
Sam T.

sounds good... let's do it.

8 dagen geleden
LegionnaireScout
LegionnaireScout

Mínus the nukes, this could help lower the sea level, so we might see this done in the future

8 dagen geleden
Anderson Brant
Anderson Brant

the water would be radioactive tho so...

8 dagen geleden
Ilikepie Ilikepie 3
Ilikepie Ilikepie 3

*nile sits quietly in the corner*

8 dagen geleden
Commander Pop N' Fresh
Commander Pop N' Fresh

I actually laughed out loud when you said his plan was to nuke it😂

8 dagen geleden
savage diamonds
savage diamonds

There will be fishing alright Some nice glowing fish

8 dagen geleden
BeastMaster 64
BeastMaster 64

why do you use uncharted music

8 dagen geleden
Iara Amelia
Iara Amelia

Qattara depression? What happened? Is she thinking about her dead mother again, or maybe something happened to Aang?

8 dagen geleden
Yuuta Sai
Yuuta Sai

White people really going off with colonization in 2019 huh? Mans really acknowledged the village that exists and just say hey let's displace them cause oh well

8 dagen geleden
Corinthian
Corinthian

Why not just move the village to where they'll be the first ones with oceanfront property. That's the more ethical thing I can think of.

8 dagen geleden
johneygd
johneygd

So in short that plan is cancled and it will probably never happen any soon.,,,,,also,,, Am i the only one who hates that he alway’s try’s to emerge his sublects to his website at the end?

8 dagen geleden
Anthony
Anthony

Ok, obviously nukes wouldn't work. But what about standard artillery? Like carpet bombing the path?

9 dagen geleden
M Andzar Dzulfikar
M Andzar Dzulfikar

Think if sea level rise because ice melt, just make that lake 🤣

9 dagen geleden
OnlyOne
OnlyOne

That dude thought it was minecraft.

9 dagen geleden
Michael Bobrik
Michael Bobrik

I stopped at "It would be so hot, the water would evaporate". Uhh - then it would cool. Also - Suez didn't need nukes - get a grip.

9 dagen geleden
The DestrOyer A
The DestrOyer A

Why nukes though?just use ballastic or other missles...they're not weak you know

9 dagen geleden
Synon
Synon

+The DestrOyer A The radiation probably wouldn't be as bad as the massive amount of wasted resources, carbon emissions, and time/work involved in creating, placing and detonating over half a million bombs... Besides, the nukes would be detonated underground in an unpopulated desert so radiation probably isn't as big of an issue. In the past 100 years over 2000 nukes were detonated on earth so it's not like it's something we haven't already done... I mean it's bad but I think conventional weapons would be more harmful and impractical.

7 dagen geleden
The DestrOyer A
The DestrOyer A

+Synon but atleast we won't get radiation

7 dagen geleden
Synon
Synon

Yeah they are... the biggest non-atomic bomb/missile ever invented is equivalent to 44 tons of TNT. The nukes they were talking about using were 1,500,000 tons of TNT for each bomb. You would need 35,000 of our strongest conventional bombs to equal just one of the thermonuclear bombs they wanted to use.

8 dagen geleden
videoloops1
videoloops1

Solution to every man's problem since 1945....Nuke it! Humans, I tell you.

9 dagen geleden
Luther Burgsvik
Luther Burgsvik

It worked for Cola. I mean look at Fallout..

Dag geleden
AskBeforePlaying
AskBeforePlaying

So true. One of my teammates at my robotics competition asked how long to put his breakfast in the microwave for... I said "just nuke it."

2 dagen geleden
Enjoy
Enjoy

USA, I tell you.

6 dagen geleden
Patrick.0.5
Patrick.0.5

Couldn’t we just use non nuclear bombs

9 dagen geleden
Karlo Žulj
Karlo Žulj

just use a shit ton of dynamite

9 dagen geleden
Mosef
Mosef

How would this effect sea levels?

9 dagen geleden
Raptorzilla Productions
Raptorzilla Productions

2:12 anomalies you say? Time to call the scp foundation

9 dagen geleden
MrBoliao98
MrBoliao98

Short cut it with a aqueduct pipeline?

10 dagen geleden
Trezker
Trezker

Sounds like a job for the boring company.

10 dagen geleden
Corinthian
Corinthian

Get Elon Musk on the phone.

8 dagen geleden
andre le coz
andre le coz

gota nuke somethn....

10 dagen geleden
Richard Clark
Richard Clark

It would be a crazy plan if nukes were real, all propaganda to make us believe nuclear bombs exist

10 dagen geleden
SaviOr747
SaviOr747

But what if that would be done today? Did anyone thought about that ever again?

10 dagen geleden
Justice Warrior
Justice Warrior

YESSSSSSS NUKES ARE THE ANSWER FOR EVERYTHING!!! 😀

10 dagen geleden
Daniel Havrilla
Daniel Havrilla

Where did the music for this video come from?

10 dagen geleden
StL ChuckO
StL ChuckO

Too bad no one made this happen (edit: minus the nukes). I think an inland body of water in the Sahara could lead to a better (wetter) climate in the surrounding area. Unfortunately, no one will do it unless they will profit, and such a project would take decades before the gains are realized.

10 dagen geleden
J Sluis
J Sluis

Smooth transition

10 dagen geleden
Yasir Yusuf
Yasir Yusuf

If the sahara gets green, the amazon will turn desert

10 dagen geleden
Robert Browder
Robert Browder

Actually all of my crazy ideas do in fact involve nuclear weapons.

11 dagen geleden
Justo Torres
Justo Torres

Next time your county wants to dig a landfill , suggest a nuke and save some time. Just gonna fill it with trash anyway.

11 dagen geleden
Justo Torres
Justo Torres

Next time your county wants to dig a landfill , suggest a nuke and save some time. Just gonna fill it with trash anyway.

11 dagen geleden
Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

Why nukes? We could dig it cheaper.

11 dagen geleden
pog mo thoin
pog mo thoin

How the fuck would e213 nukes be cheaper?

11 dagen geleden
ZlejChleba
ZlejChleba

reminds me of Salton sea in US. That also worked as planned without negative consequences, wink wink.

11 dagen geleden
Daniel Cowan
Daniel Cowan

I like how it went from nuking the Sahara to advertising skillshare.

12 dagen geleden
Omega Elliot 64
Omega Elliot 64

New land for country: *exists* Me: I'll take your entire stock.

12 dagen geleden
Fluffy Cloud
Fluffy Cloud

My crazy idea: beating up a homeless person to send them to the hospital so they get care a bed, food and all that stuff.

12 dagen geleden
game champ
game champ

This will delay rising sea levels

12 dagen geleden
Dan Bernardino
Dan Bernardino

If the Sahara goes 100% green, aren't this going to affect the Amazon? Sahara is not just dead land, its responsible for a huge part in fertilizing the Amazon.

12 dagen geleden

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