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Maybe We Shouldn't Be That Concerned About A North Korea Missile Strike

The world is round, Kim.

Posted on April 1, 2013, at 11:27 a.m. ET

This photo of Kim Jong-un was printed in a North Korean newspaper last week.

In the background was a map that had all these lines from North Korea to the United States.

The characters on the map translate to "U.S. Mainland Strike Plan."

The only problem is the world isn't flat, it's round.

So the path of a missile sent from North Korea to Austin, Texas, wouldn't be a straight line. It'd be like this:

And the path of a missile from North Korea to Washington, D.C., would actually go across the Arctic Ocean.

Major fail, Kim. Look at your life, look at your choices. Please stop.

h/t The Atlantic.

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