During the height of the Cold War, the U.S. thought it would be a good idea to nuke the moon in order to show its military might. Today we'll take a look at that and 30 other bizarre government plans (both good and bad): 

Berlin tried to use mimes to deal with drunken tourists in the streets at night. POR ГОРОШЕК ГОР MAP The mimes would go out in groups of four and let people take photos with them while exerting social pressure on tourists to act appropriately. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

VICE

Germany filmed a video praising couch potatoes as pandemic heroes. NETFLIX ations MEME? Date It shows an old man reminiscing about his service in the pandemic, and ends with: you too can become a hero by staying at home. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

AP News

The British police told people they shouldn't snitch on lockdown violators. h Oxf The police and crime commissioner for the Thames Valley says that's only necessary in the most extreme circumstances. Otherwise, he says, you should just express polite disapproval. CRACKED.COM

BBC News

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