Weather report: Expect a brief mushroom cloud coming from the east

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Anonymous members of the Czech art group Ztohoven hacked into a Czech Television (ČTV) location camera on June 17, 2007 during the TV weathercast and in real time broadcast their own footage of a nuclear explosion over the landscape of a town named Black Mine. The picture then changed and instead of Black Mine, the website ztohoven.com came up on the screen.

Here’s the broadcast footage:

Read a statement from Ztohoven and an article from The Prague Post.