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David Freeman

If You Think The Threat Of Nuclear War Went Away, Listen Up | David Freeman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Science

Almost a quarter of a century has passed since the end of the Cold War, and these days people who worry about the end of the world as we know it seem ...

The Hydrogen Bomb Reaches Retirement Age

Keith M. Parsons | Posted 01.06.2015 | Science
Keith M. Parsons

The hydrogen bomb turned sixty-two just the other day. The first one was exploded on November 1, 1952 at Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands. The event was called Ivy Mike. "Ivy" was the name of the test operation and "Mike" was the particular test.

The Hydrogen Bomb Turns 60 Today: Will We Ever Put the Nuclear Genie Back in the Bottle, or Has It Escaped to Haunt Us Forevermore?

Tad Daley | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Tad Daley

Of all the challenges facing the human race in the 21st Century, climate change and nuclear annihilation stand alone.

New Mexico's (Atomic) Ground Zero

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

Trinity was the culmination of the Manhattan Project where, during World War II, some of the best scientific minds toiled to perfect a device they called "the gadget." With the force of 20,000 tons of TNT, the gadget broke windows 90 miles away

Abnormal Radiation Detected Near Korean Border After Hydrogen Bomb Claims

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Abnormally high radiation levels were detected near the border between the two Koreas days after North Korea claimed to hav...

Soupy Sales,The First Birdbath: From the Detroit Stories

Lester Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lester Sloan

Soupy's pies were the great equalizers. Everyone wanted to be hit with a pie thrown by Soupy, even Sinatra. No one was too big or important to get a pie in the face.

Jughead is Real: The Truth About Lost's H-Bomb

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Cirincione

We have been exceedingly lucky to get this far without an intentional or accidental use of nukes. So the next time you think about how crazy Lost is, just think about how insane our nuclear stockpiles are.

My Role in the Torture of Binyam Mohamed

Barbara Ehrenreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Ehrenreich

We had a government so vicious and impenetrably stupid that it managed to take my freedom of speech and turn it into someone else's living hell.