A Tech Millionaire Bought a Giant Cold War Radar to ‘Find UFOs’
A British tech entrepreneur posted on Reddit looking for help getting a Cold War era nuclear early warning radar dish to spin again.
Spies and Starbucks Cards: The Unlikely Link Between Espionage and Food
Intelligence operatives throughout history have a knack of using culinary tastes to their advantage.
Why There Was Nothing ‘Third World’ About the Capitol Hill Rioting
The "third world" was always a figment of "first world" imagination. As the term fell further from grace last week, experts tell us why we should be wary of flinging it around without understanding its true meaning.
It's 2020 And We Need To Talk About Nuclear Warheads
Though there’s a pandemic, economic collapse and environmental chaos, nukes are still the top threat to humanity.
This Is What It’s Like to Watch the Arctic Die
There is no talk of international intrigue among people living and working in the Arctic, only dread of what a warming planet might mean.
Area 51 Nostalgia Yearns for a Time When Evil Had to Hide
Games, conspiracy culture, and what we glimpse beneath the veil of constructed realities.
A whale that's been bugging Norwegian fishermen could be a Russian spy
Marine experts say the harness it was wearing might have been for a camera or a weapon
The Quest to Pin the 90s Murder of a CIA Agent on the KGB
Twenty-five years ago, an American spy in Georgia was killed, supposedly by a drunken villager. Michael Pullara didn't buy that.
The Creators of 'G30S/PKI' Reflect on the Film's Impact Three Decades Later
The anti-communist movie continues to shape minds 34 years after its release.
Photos of a Forgotten Island That Defended America During the Cold War
Once home to 5,000 military personal, the base on Adak Island is now rusting into the wind.
Make-Believe Battles That Seem More Real Than History
What makes for a great example of fictional military history?
The Man Who Helped Design a 10,000-Year Nuclear Waste Site Marker
Astro-artist Jon Lomberg, a longtime friend and colleague of Carl Sagan, on protecting future humans from America’s atomic past.