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Godzilla and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

David Ropeik | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
David Ropeik

Are these technological solutions to some of the damage humans have done to ourselves and the natural world, or are they just versions of Castle Bravo and the Oxygen Destroyer, escalations of a self-destructive technological death spiral?

WATCH: This Isn't A Horror Movie. This Is Real Life. | Posted 01.21.2014 | World

Isao Hashimoto decided to visualize all the nuclear detonations in the history of time. ...

Former Smithsonian Chief Michael Heyman Dies At 81

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — I. Michael Heyman's opening days in 1994 as the first nonscientist to lead the Smithsonian Institution were spent confronting contr...

White House Cover-Up: When Harry Truman Censored the First Hollywood Movie on the Atomic Bomb

Greg Mitchell | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

One of the great tales of Hollywood "censorship" remains little known today, nearly 65 years after it transpired. And who was right at the center of it? None other than President Harry S. Truman. He even got rid of the actor playing him in the MGM movie.

America: Get Your Financial Act Together

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

It would be as irrational to allow the Ayatollahs to build bombs as it would be to allow Wall Streeters to run amok again building their weapons of financial mass destruction.