David Hahn

May 3rd, 2006

In 1994 David Hahn, an eagle scout in suburban Detroit, attempted to build a nuclear breeder reactor in his backyard shed.

Leaving aside the mind boggling stupidity of this, you’ve got to admire the guy for giving it a go, and his Mitnick-esque social engineering skills.

While we’re on the subject, here’s Wikipedia’s comprehensive list of civilian nuclear accidents.

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