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Nuclear Titanic

Joe Cirincione | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Perhaps we need 50 or even 100 nuclear weapons. To be safe, perhaps we keep an active stockpile of 450 nuclear weapons, as nuclear experts recommended in a 2012 study. We have 5,000 today.

David Wood

Sequester Cuts Hinder B-52 Bomber Operations

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- From the aircraft commander's seat of a nuclear attack-capable B-52 bomber known as Lucky 13, Lt. Col. Eric Sikes see...

Crashed Bomber's Ejection Seat Believed Found In Maine

AP | Posted 05.31.2012 | World

Associated Press GREENVILLE, Maine -- A forest ranger has found what's believed to be an ejection seat from a B-52 bomber that crashed on a western...

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...

Vandy Rattana's Bomb Ponds Exposes Cambodia's Secret Scars

Lauren Quinn | Posted 06.15.2011 | Arts
Lauren Quinn

2011-04-15-bombpong.jpgBomb Ponds examines the remains of America's secret 2,756,941-ton bombing campaign in Cambodia during the Vietnam War.

Hiroshima to Fukushima: The Illusion of Control

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Cirincione

Hiroshima and Fukushima are of course very different, but the tragedies are fundamentally connected. Both involve our collective deception that we can always control the nuclear machines we invented. We cannot.

Piña Coladas, White Russians, Car Bombs & More Guilty-Pleasure Cocktails

Liquor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liquor.com

OK. It's time to come clean. In between nosing, tasting and discussing highbrow classics like the Sazerac and the Negroni, we admit to indulging with ...