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  Fat Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Fat Man" was the codename of the atomic bomb which was detonated over Nagasaki, Japan by the United States, on August 9, 1945.
The "Trinity" device was similar to the "Fat Man" bomb.
It was eventually re-worked in the MK 4 Fat Man bomb, which was similar in principle but was appropriate for long-term stockpiling, use by non-experts, and used a more efficient implosion system (with a 60 point implosion system, compared to the 32 point weapon used in the war).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fat_Man   (1211 words)

  
 ESPN Classic - Fat Man of Pool
Fats was a world's champion at a shadowy sport that symbolized to a nation a misspent youth and a squandered adulthood.
Fats blew the biggest hustle in the world when he didn't capitalize on the movie when it was up for Academy Award.
His pretty wife chats with the customers and their wives up front, but Fats is in another part of town where the curtains are drawn, a light bulb blinks under a green eyeshade, the cards are dealt and the hustle is on.
espn.go.com /classic/s/2001/0422/1177138.html   (1169 words)

  
 Fat Man and Little Boy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fat Man and Little Boy (aka Shadow Makers in the UK) is a 1989 film that reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret Allied endeavor to develop the first nuclear weapons during World War II.
It is named after the nuclear weapons known as "Fat Man" and "Little Boy", and also potentially as a reference to the portly Gen.
Leslie R. Groves and the lithe Robert Oppenheimer, respectively the military and scientific heads of the project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fat_Man_and_Little_Boy   (269 words)

  
 Fat Man
Assembly of a Fat Man bomb was (and may still be) the most complex field preparation operation for any weapon ever made.
Like Little Boy, Fat Man was fuzed by four radar units called "Archies", the antennas for which were mounted on the tail of the bomb.
Fat Man was 60 inches in diameter, was 12 feet long, and weighed 10,300 lb.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Sciences/Chemistry/NuclearChemistry/NuclearWeapons/FirstChainReaction/FirstNuclWeapons/FatMan.htm   (686 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A fat man undergoes a process of feminization: hormones in the fatty tissue turn into estrogen the female hormone.
Fat men suffer from health problems, have difficulties maintaining relationships, and suffer from prejudice at work - and on top of all this they suffer from sexual dysfunction.
Fat men are more prone to high blood pressure, diabetes, a higher incidence of triglycerides in the blood, low levels of good cholesterol and high levels of the bad.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3125469,00.html   (880 words)

  
 Behind The Scenes Documentary - "Fat Man and Little Boy"
The title, "Fat Man And Little Boy", refers not to Groves and Oppenheimer as some have mistakenly assumed, but rather to the nicknames given to the first two types of devices produced as a result of the Manhattan Project.
Fat Man used the "implosion-type" method which proved more efficient, though somewhat more bulky than the gun-type.
Fat Man was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9th, 1945.
www.barbeefilm.com /fatman01.htm   (1030 words)

  
 The Scientific History of the Atomic Bomb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fat Man is dropped from Bock's Car on the city of Nagasaki.
Fat Man detonated at 11:02 am at a height of 1650 ft. Of Nagasaki's 200,000 inhabitants, 40,000 are killed instantly.
Fat Man used plutonium as the fissionable material.
www.hibbing.tec.mn.us /programs/dept/chem/abomb/page_id_88783.html   (139 words)

  
 What makes a fat man fat?
He showed that this was not due to a failure to digest or assimilate the extra food and suggested that they responded to over-eating by increasing their metabolic rate (rate of food using) and thus burned up the extra calories.
By this means, details of the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates, previously shrouded in mystery, have been clarified and with the new information so gained old experimental findings have been given new interpretations and the jigsaw of seemingly contradictory facts about obesity has clicked into a recognisable picture.
The principle of the treatment of obesity based on this theory was to cut off as far as possible the supply of food, especially dietary fat, and to accomplish this the patient was exhorted to establish "an hourly watch over the instinctive desires,".i.e.
www.ourcivilisation.com /fat/chap1.htm   (4187 words)

  
 The First Atomic Weapons
Concurrent with the preparations for the Trinity test, preparations were being made for the delivery of operational atomic weapons to Tinian Island in the Pacific for use against Japan at the earliest possible date.
In contrast many Fat Man bomb assemblies were on hand (without plutonium), and the actual "Fat Man bomb" delivered against Japan only existed when assembly of the Fat Man unit with the plutonium core was completed shortly before the mission.
Below are images of the actual Fat Man bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki assembled and ready for combat.
nuclearweaponarchive.org /Usa/Med/Lbfm.html   (372 words)

  
 Presidential Decision - How to End the War
The Trinity bomb was called Fat Man and measured 10 feet 8 inches long and 5 feet in diameter.
Fat Man was tested in the New Mexico desert, near Alamogordo, on July 16, 1945.
Fat Man was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan on August 9, 1945 from a B- 29 called Bockscar, flown by Major Charles W.
killeenroos.com /5/Presidential.html   (1239 words)

  
 Fat Man (Old West, Kid Colt/West-Coast Avengers foe)
History: The Fat Man declared war against the dogs of the world after a dingo ate his baby...
-The Fat Man was born in Australia, where he mastered the boomerang and grew to be quite huge.
Colt shot the boomerang out of the air, and the Fat Man, without his boomerang, fell to the ground and begged for mercy.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/fatman.htm   (1250 words)

  
 Kung Fu's "Fat Black Man" commits suicide!
Fat Black Man, boss of the third floor, lashed out at you with menacing punches, and with his fierce kicks he'd quickly have you dropping off the ledge.
Fat Black Man suffered of long-term manic depression, brought on by his being fat and bald, and old.
Though Fat Black Man was being eaten up inside by his shortcomings, he managed to hide his depression from his colleagues in Kung Fu.
www.i-mockery.com /minimocks/kung-fu/default.php   (1115 words)

  
 Little Boy and Fat Man nuclear weapons
Fat Man was the second nuclear weapon used in warfare.
Dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945, Fat Man devastated more than two square miles of the city and caused approximately 45,000 immediate deaths.
While Little Boy was a uranium gun-type device, Fat Man was a more complicated and powerful plutonium implosion weapon that exploded with a force equal to 20 kilotons of TNT.
www.atomicmuseum.com /tour/dd2.cfm   (181 words)

  
 Fat And Thin
The fat man had just dined in the station and his greasy lips shone like ripe cherries.
The thin man turned pale and rigid all at once, but soon his face twisted in all directions in the broadest smile; it seemed as though sparks were flashing from his face and eyes.
The fat man was about to make some protest, but the face of the thin man wore an expression of such reverence, sugariness, and mawkish respectfulness that the privy councillor was sickened.
www.ibiblio.org /eldritch/ac/jr/010.htm   (680 words)

  
 The Fat Person's Home Page
Being fat is not a character flaw, it is not a sin, and it is not a sign of mental deficiency.
One of the goals of the size acceptance movement is to stop the word fat from being used as an insult, and to fight the stereotypes which that usage represents.
For example, the word fat is part of the name of the Usenet group, soc.support.fat.acceptance The philosophy behind this group can be understood by reading the group's FAQ.
www.io.com /~joeobrin/fat.html   (1837 words)

  
 Dark Planet: Fiction: Singing the Fat Man by R. Boyczuk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Above the world moves and hisses along, Fat's fat fingers moving round and round stirring this pot and that, putting the scare into this him and her.
And everyone knows when he is an unhappy Fat, because his unhappiness spreads out like an echo in the sewer, back and forth, forth and back, through empty chambers, bouncing round corners and running down long dark corridors, till it comes back to where I sit, a thousand different smaller voices all crying his unhappiness.
But it is Fat's, cause the door's wider than any of the others on the street, wider than it should be, the stairs too, cement where others are wood, solid, heavy, weighty, Fat's....
darkplanet.basespace.net /fiction/fatman.html   (7309 words)

  
 Fat Man Atomic Bomb - Nagasaki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"Fat Man" was the second plutonium, implosion-type bomb.
Dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, it was the second nuclear weapon used in a war.
All components of Fat Man ferried to Tinian Island aboard B-29's of the 509th CG Efficiency of weapon: 10 times that of Little Boy
www.childrenofthemanhattanproject.org /HISTORY/fat_man.htm   (303 words)

  
 Fat Man Sues McDonald's Over Non-Hire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fat people were laughed out of court when they tried to sue McDonald's for making them fat, now a fat person is suing them because they refused to hire him since he was fat.
Some people are fat because they eat/drink too much, others are fat for genetic or physiological reasons beyond their control.
I weigh 450 pounds and I married a fat woman who gives me shade in the summer, warmth in the winter, and we have 3 little fat kids who are being trained in the art of suing fast food restaurants.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/895080/posts   (2720 words)

  
 Fat Man Nuclear Bomb - Display at the US Air Force Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fat Man Nuclear Bomb - Display at the US Air Force Museum
A "Fat Man" bomb was dropped over Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945 near the end of WWII.
Released by the B-29 "Bockscar" on display in the USAF Museum's Air Power Gallery, the 10,000 pound weapon was detonated at an altitude of about 1,800 feet over the city.
www.wpafb.af.mil /museum/arm/arm41.htm   (173 words)

  
 Del Sol Review
My body cools, though there are areas that remain warm and moist, where fat folds over fat, where friction is constant--the inside of my thighs, where the leg meets the hip, the back of my neck, the area between my chest and my stomach, between my stomach and my crotch.
Let me say this about a fat man's penis: When the rest of your body is big, you sacrifice in other areas.
My pediatrician, a stout Polish man who did more harm than good, who spoke without consideration, is responsible for my fat right ankle, an ankle now sensitive to cold weather, an ankle he should not have broken during an examination of a sprain by twisting too roughly.
www.webdelsol.com /Del_Sol_Review/dsr9/ira.htm   (2243 words)

  
 Fat Man - Wikimedia Commons
en: Fat Man was the codename of the nuclear weapon which was detonated over Nagasaki, Japan by the United States, on August 9, 1945.
See also: Little Boy (the Hiroshima bomb) and Trinity test (test of the same device as used in "Fat Man").
pt: Fat Man é o nome de código da bomba atómica largada sob Nagasaki, Japão pelos Estados Unidos da América a 9 de Agosto, 1945.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Fat_Man   (183 words)

  
 The Fat Man
Brad Runyon, the "Fat Man," was a character completely opposite to "The Thin Man," who, as anyone into detective fiction knows, was another popular character actually based upon a Hammett novel.
Where Nick Charles, the "Thin Man," was a tall, suave, married, aristocratic, martini-sipping amateur, Brad Runyon was a short, heavy, hard-fisted, charming and sensitive professional.
And so associated with the character of the Fat Man does the word "murder-r-r" become that Jack slipped it in for its tongue-in- cheek effect at the end of the movie version of the series.
www.old-time.com /sights/fatman.html   (2715 words)

  
 The 900 Club
Human beings have been getting remarkably fat since prehistoric times (to judge by such artifacts as the celebrated Venus of Willendorf), and accurate weighing is mostly a twentieth-century phenomenon, so the heaviest man or woman ever must always remain a matter of conjecture.
A contemporary poet has him declare that he aspired to end his days "on my back, lying on my many rolls of fat, scarcely uttering a word, taking labored breaths, and eating my fill," for of all the ways a man might die, an excess of luxury was the only truly happy death.
A man observed by the celebrated Dutch physician Hermann Boerhaave took his meals at a table that had been cut away in a semicircle to accommodate his circumference: not having slaves to help him, he used a sling worn around his shoulders to carry his belly.
www.dimensionsmagazine.com /dimtext/kjn/people/heaviest.htm   (4313 words)

  
 Fat Man And The Dancing Girl
The megaphone man is the opposite of the girl with the hand over her mouth.
The megaphone man is a person who gives information to the world.
The girl who is covering her mouth is the girl with the secret, it's the same girl that's in all the songs.
rustedpipe.vega.net /fat_man.htm   (721 words)

  
 SovLit.com - "Three Fat Men" by Yuri Olesha
The Fat Men decide to exhibit Prospero (who is being kept in a cage in a menagerie) for all the guests to see.
They see a notice that the Three Fat Men have arranged for a festival to be held that day in the Fourteenth Market--it will held at the same time that the executions of the rebels are scheduled to take place in Judgment Square.
One performer, a Spaniard, thinking that the fl man is an actor, tells him that the Fat Men have hired all the performers for this festival and paid them well as long as they praise the Fat Men and condemn the rebels in their performances.
www.sovlit.com /fatmen.html   (4264 words)

  
 Brad Runyon, The Fat Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Runyon, known as The Fat Man, was a tough, at times world-weary private eye, based, perhaps, on Hammett's Continental Op.
And in 1951, the was even a film, simply entitled The Fat Man, starring Smart, along with Jayne Meadows, Rock Hudson and circus clown Emmett Kelly, wherein the investigation of a dentist's murder leads Runyon to a circus showdown.
This Fat Man was a private detective named Lucius Crane, a harpsichord-playing gourmet with a thin fast talking young assistant.
www.thrillingdetective.com /runyon_brad.html   (553 words)

  
 Fat Man at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The nuclear weapon nicknamed "Fat Man" was detonated over Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945.
It was the second and, as of 2004, the last known nuclear weapon to be used in assault.
An estimated 40,000 people died in the nuclear explosion at Nagasaki.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Fat_Man.html   (471 words)

  
 The Fat Man Speaketh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I was riding in an elevator, by myself, down from my boss' room (he ran a comic shop and had gotten a room at the hotel in order to have storage space in proximity to the convention).
A brief encounter with some little troll of a man who decided he would gain some small bit of confidence by demonstrating superior wit.
Now, if I were as wise then as I am now, I'd realize that the situation was simply him trying to compensate for the fact that he's a tiny little man, with a tiny little soul, whose destined for a tiny little piece of hell when he dies.
jrcm.blogspot.com   (1444 words)

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