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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.
Added by Richard Peevers
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.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
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.
Added by Kevin Lo
La Manuela Hacienda Ruins
Ripped apart by a bomb in 1993, the shell of Pablo Escobar's infamous vacation house still stands.
Added by MarEdu
Why You’ll Never Be Able to Block a Presidential Alert
It will always go through.
September 19, 2016
Mysterious Underwater Boom Sparks Ferry Evacuation In France
Officials still aren't sure what caused the blast.
August 02, 2016
70 Years Ago, the U.S. Military Set Off a Nuke Underwater, And It Went Very Badly
Then they tried it four more times.
July 19, 2016
Map: There Are Hundreds of Police Robots in Cities Across the U.S.
American police killed a human with a robot for the first time ever in Dallas. How many more robots are there?
July 08, 2016
Monument to a brutal, ineffectual US bombing campaign and a sobering reminder of the human cost of the Vietnam War.
Added by Greg Jones
When the Air Force Dropped a Nuclear Bomb on South Carolina
It wasn't their best moment.
May 11, 2016
Ship Carrying Enough Plutonium for 40 Atomic Bombs on Secret Mission to U.S.
Around 730 pounds of plutonium are believed to be on the armed British ship.
March 22, 2016
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