We've noted before how much Hollywood loves to destroy New York. But only the stuff of special effects, right? Well, no: Discovery tells us the wall of water smashing through Manhattan in Deep Impact may be closer to a nature documentary than you'd think. There's evidence that a tsunami slammed New York City over two thousand years ago and they suspect the giant wave might have been caused by an asteroid crashing into the ocean. They can't find the "smoking gun" yet—the crater. They looking for it off the coastline of New Jersey, where all weird things are located. Below, a reminder of what this might have looked like.

Deep Impact New York Disaster Not as Fictional as You Think





Deep Impact New York Disaster Not as Fictional as You Think

Deep Impact New York Disaster Not as Fictional as You Think

Deep Impact New York Disaster Not as Fictional as You Think

Deep Impact New York Disaster Not as Fictional as You Think

Deep Impact New York Disaster Not as Fictional as You Think