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The Floating Masses of Fire Ants That Could Be in Tropical Storm Cindy's Wake
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The 1930s 'Pedestrian Catcher' That Promised to End Jaywalking Deaths
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Real/Fake Science: An Interactive Experiment Salon
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Hidden Venice with a Psycho-Mambo Twist
Jul 10–Jul 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Sep 08–Sep 14, 2017
Festivals and Mountaintop Temples of Bhutan
Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
Day of the Dead in the Yucatán
Oct 28–Nov 03, 2017
Objects of Intrigue
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The Librarian Who Guarded the Manhattan Project's Secrets
While dodging accusations of communism, Charlotte Serber made the nuclear bomb possible.
June 23, 2017
A Live Nazi Artillery Shell Was Recently Found—in a Shed in Idaho
No one is quite sure how it got there.
June 06, 2017
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
Hickam Air Base Scars
The air force base preserves its scars from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
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Rulison Nuclear Test Site
You still can't get too close to the place where a 40-kiloton nuclear bomb was detonated underground in Colorado.
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A fortified sand barrier dividing the contested territory of Western Sahara is the longest minefield in the world.
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FDR's Bomb Shelter
The first presidential bomb shelter was located in an old vault under the Treasury, connected to the White House via tunnel.
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A Piece of a WWII 'Bouncing Bomb' Washed Up on an English Beach
It was just for practice.
March 31, 2017
Dozens of Previously Hidden Nuclear Test Videos Declassified, Uploaded to YouTube
Mushroom clouds galore.
March 16, 2017
These Two WWII-Era Grenades Were Found in a 91-Year-Old's Refrigerator
A Rockland County, New York, bomb squad eventually cleared the scene.
February 27, 2017
Monument to the Bombardment of Ellwood
The first attack on the continental U.S. during WWII occurred off the coast of a quiet California golf course.
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In the 1960s, Telegraph Poles Were Equipped With Nuclear Bomb Alarms
They were simple-looking white canisters.
January 11, 2017
Found: A 90-Year-Old Live Grenade Sitting in a Museum Closet
The museum called the bomb squad.
January 06, 2017
Found: A Hand Grenade Disguised as a Nutcracker
A man in Shaanxi had been using it to crack nuts for decades.
December 28, 2016
WWII Bomb Discovery Sparks Christmas Evacuation
54,000 residents of Augsburg will have to leave their homes on Christmas Day.
December 23, 2016
The Hanbury Crater
The site of one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history, created when a massive bomb dump accidentally exploded.
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Dallas Police Release Training Materials for Its Now Infamous Bomb Robot
They probably hadn't previously considered weaponizing it.
October 06, 2016
A shrine built to combat the bad karma of a commercial venture.
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La Manuela Hacienda Ruins
Ripped apart by a bomb in 1993, the shell of Pablo Escobar's infamous vacation house still stands.
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