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Dozens of Previously Hidden Nuclear Test Videos Declassified, Uploaded to YouTube
Mushroom clouds galore.
March 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Explore Ukraine's complicated past and fascinating present through hidden passages, towering monuments, lively meals, and living history.
Cold War Horse
A stark reminder of the huge nuclear weapons plant that once stood on the site and its effect on the surrounding area.
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Five Landmarks of Atomic Nevada
Echoes of the hundreds of nuclear tests conducted in Nevada during the atomic age.
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Found: Melted Uranium Rods, Lost at Fukushima
Six years after the disaster, Tepco may have found its lost nuclear debris.
January 31, 2017
One Architect's Spectacular Vision for a Spherical Subterranean City
New Yorkers would weather nuclear attack in an underground metropolis.
January 16, 2017
In the 1960s, Telegraph Poles Were Equipped With Nuclear Bomb Alarms
They were simple-looking white canisters.
January 11, 2017
Nuclear Shelter 10-Z
A former top secret nuclear fallout shelter now operates like a hotel stuck in the Cold War.
Added by ahvenas
Las Vegas, Nevada
Back in 1952, you could get a mushroom cloud chaser with your atomic cocktail.
Added by Anne Reddington
Chernobyl’s Rogue Reactor Finally Gets a Better Dome
The massive structure has been slowly moving across the landscape for weeks.
November 28, 2016
The iconic D.C. restaurant where the Cuban Missile Crisis was negotiated, now a Walgreens.
Added by Meg
Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum
This unassuming museum's slogan translates to “there is a limit of sadness, anxiety has no limits."
Added by emmastargirl
1990s Doomsday Planners Worried About Feminists Breaching Nuclear Waste Sites
They also feared treasure hunters and the secession of New Mexico.
November 08, 2016
A 1940s nuclear reactor built to produce plutonium for the Manhattan Project.
Added by MarkJ
Watch a Cold War Era Video That Advises You How to Survive a Nuclear Attack
You are the target.
September 29, 2016
Here’s What an Underground Nuclear Test Actually Looks Like
For decades, they were relatively common.
September 09, 2016
Soweto, South Africa
Two giant painted cooling towers make for one of the world’s most epic bungee jumps.
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7 Nuclear Test Sites You Can Visit Today
Where to see the vestiges of nuclear weapons tests around the world.
September 03, 2016
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