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Nuclear Bomb

Blast 'Model' Yields Surprising Advice On How To Survive The Unthinkable

| John Bohannon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

It begins with a flash brighter than the sun. Trees, fences, and people immediately catch fire. The only reason you survive is because you run inside ...

Don't Let Hardliners Undermine Iran Nuclear Negotiations -- and Drag America Into Another Mid-East War

Robert Creamer | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

If Congress takes matters into its own hands, and violates both the letter and spirit of the agreement, in order to score political points with hard-liners in the United States, they will also be breaking an agreement negotiated with the international community.

The U.S. and Japan: Partners in Historical Falsification

Oliver Stone | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Oliver Stone

Whitewashing the past is critical to perpetuating empire in the present -- a project in which the U.S. and Japan have collaborated for the past 68 years.

A Young Actress, a New Bomb

Wayne Biddle | Posted 10.06.2013 | Science
Wayne Biddle

Asahi Shimbun, the Times of Japan, reported that the lost medical records of Midori Naka have been discovered. Who was she? She was almost nobody, except for the coincidence of having awakened with other members of her theater troupe in Hiroshima on the morning of August 6.

How Artists Survive - Part 4 - Independence Day in Iran

Juri Koll | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

Humor and irony, truthful commentary -- free expression -- is something people all over the world strive for. America, and it's flag, is freedom's greatest symbol.

Top 10 Predictions for 2013

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Larry Schwimmer

Do our leaders work together like a team who wants to win the Super Bowl? Or do they argue and fight like a team destined to be a bunch of losers who go nowhere! The results they produce in the summer will tell you if we're on the path to victory or defeat.

Matt Sledge

Sister Megan Rice, Anti-Nuclear Protester, Charged Under Sabotage Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Under cover of night on July 28, three anti-nuclear protesters snuck into a highly secretive uranium storage facility in Oak Ridge, Tenn. They splashe...

Scientists Eye Two-Step Plan To Nuke Dangerous Asteroids

Posted 11.19.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 11/19/2012 11:03 AM EST on SPACE.com Destroying a dangerous asteroid with a nuclear bomb is a well-worn trope of science f...

Drop the "Bomb Park"

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

A bipartisan coalition in Congress, at my urging, recently defeated legislation that would authorize up to $21,000,000 of taxpayers' money to build a series of parks in honor of the Manhattan Project, the project that resulted in the development of the atomic bomb.

How The 'Fort Knox' Of Nuclear Bombs Was Breached By An 82-Year-Old Nun

Posted 09.12.2012 | Fifty

If worries of lax security around nuclear weaponry storage facilities were keeping you up at night, you may want to skip reading this one: details are...

America Has a Good Story; But It's Not the One Politicians Tell

James Zogby | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
James Zogby

The American story is not about a country that was born great, but about a country struggling to become better. It is one infused with humility, a recognition of our failings and our continuing efforts to correct injustice and make change.

Naked Man: They Made Me Handle A Nuclear Bomb

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.20.2012 | Weird News

His excuse was a dud. A drunk, naked Iowa City man claimed during his arrest on Monday that four unknown assailants forced him to carry a nuclear b...

WATCH: 'Armageddon' Nuke Plan Eyed For Saving Earth From Asteroid

Posted 03.12.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/12/2012 11:33 AM EDT on SPACE.com A well-placed nuclear explosion could actually save humanity from a big asteroid h...

Are "All Options on the Table" Really? Or Really!

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The best way to convince Israel to defer a preemptive attack on Iran and recalibrate itself to Washington's assessment is for Obama to convincingly reassure Israeli PM Netanyahu that "all options are on the table... Really!"

Martians, Nuke Bomb Among Speculated Causes Of Russian Mystery Explosion

Posted 02.09.2012 | Weird News

Conspiracy theorists came out of the woodwork after a massive explosion erupted south of St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday, causing wild speculation a...

Nuclear Turkeys

Joe Cirincione | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Washington is planning to spend over $700 billion on nuclear weapons and related programs over the next ten years. Some programs are necessary, some ...

North Korea Bribed Top Pakistan Military Officials For Nuclear Secrets, Says Source

AP | Posted 09.05.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The founder of Pakistan's nuclear bomb program claims the North Korean government bribed top military officials in Pakistan to obta...

Wildfire Advances On Famed Nuclear Lab

AP | By P. SOLOMON BANDA and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. -- A wildfire burning near the desert birthplace of the atomic bomb advanced on the Los Alamos laboratory and thousands of outdoor dr...

Could "Virtual Deterrence" Actually Increase the Chances of Nuclear War?

Russ Wellen | Posted 07.08.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

In its inability to signal a true commitment to nuclear disarmament, virtual deterrence is hardly ideal. But it sounds like a step in the right direction, right? Wrong.

Photos Record 30 Years Of Nuclear Bomb Tests

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

Since the first nuclear explosion in 1945 almost 2,000 nuclear tests have been performed. While a large number of tests took place in the 1950s, 19...

New Nuclear Project Distracts From Existing Safety (Read: Seismic) Issues

Russ Wellen | Posted 06.18.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

In a cruel joke at a time of supposed disarmament, the CMRR promises to be the most expensive construction project in the history of Los Alamos.

The Big Lie of "Clean" Nuclear

Alec Baldwin | Posted 06.03.2011 | Green
Alec Baldwin

You can't get many Americans to view a wind farm as a sign of our investment in a clean, safe energy future, but they seem to roll over and let the nuke industry do as they please, even in the wake of Fukushima.

Thanks to Fukushima Light Shed on U.S. Nuclear Facility Located on a Volcano

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.31.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

The light shining on the safety of nuclear energy as a result of the Japanese nuclear crisis has been of such powerful wattage that it's even flushing safety issues with nuclear weapons labs and manufacturing facilities out of hiding.

What Would End-Timers Do Without the Threat of Nuclear Annihilation?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Russ Wellen

"The Great Atomic Power" was first recorded in 1952, the year that the hydrogen bomb was first tested. The song may have provided some comfort for those listeners aware that the nuclear arms race was at its height.

Does the Taboo Against the Use of Nuclear Weapons Increase Their Allure?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

We're under the gun: we need to make use of the nuclear taboo as a springboard to disarmament before its expiration date. But there exists another nuclear taboo against discussing the destruction caused by nuclear weapons.