russia

tech-science

Asteroid Dust Could Help Cool the Climate, Scientists Say

A new study links an asteroid collision to a cooling period and a burst of biodiversity 466 million years ago, and suggests that asteroid dust could help the climate crisis today.
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
crime

Everything You Need To Know About the Massive Canadian Spy Scandal

Cameron Ortis, one of the highest ranking intelligence officials in the country, was arrested and charged in connection to espionage last week.
Mack Lamoureux
2 days ago
russia

Yes, Priests Air-Bombed a Russian City With Holy Water to Stop All the 'Drinking' and 'Fornication'

It did not work.
Greg Walters
9.13.19
tipping point

Residents of a Siberian Town With Black Snow Are Pleading for Asylum in Canada

Residents of Kiselyovsk, the heart of Russia's coal-mining industry, are asking Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accept them as environmental refugees. But they don't stand a chance.
Sarah Emerson
9.12.19
Film

Beer-Serving Bears, Stripping Cheerleaders, and Hockey Is a Match Made in Hell

'Red Penguins' is a new documentary that explores one of the strangest moments in Russian hockey.
Mack Lamoureux
9.9.19
nukes

Experts Want to Give Control of America's Nuclear Missiles to AI

If America is attacked with a nuclear bomb, artificial intelligence would automatically fire back even if we are all dead.
Matthew Gault
9.3.19
skyfall

That Deadly Nuclear Blast in Russia Happened While Trying to Rescue a Lost Missile From the Ocean Floor

The blast, which killed seven people and wounded many others, is thought to be connected to the experimental nuclear-powered "Skyfall" cruise missile.
Greg Walters
8.30.19
russia

All the 'Absurd' New Weapons Russia Is Building in the New Nuclear Arms Race

Meet 4 new nuclear weapons systems the Kremlin is testing — right now.
Greg Walters
8.29.19
nuclear power

Russia’s ‘Nuclear Titanic’ Floating Power Plant Is Setting Sail Toward Alaska. Here’s What to Expect.

Dubbed ‘Chernobyl on Ice,’ the Akademik Lomonosov will be towed to Russia's far east to provide power to remote oil, gas, and mining operations.
Greg Walters
8.22.19
Space

Russia Just Sent This Robot, Which Can Shoot Guns, Into Space

Meet "Fyodor," which will arrive at the International Space Station on Saturday and definitely won't become self aware.
Alex Lubben
8.22.19
nukes

It Sure Looks Like Russia Is Trying to Cover Up Fallout From the Skyfall Nuclear Missile Accident

Russian intelligence officers reportedly forced doctors treating the injured to sign non-disclosure agreements.
Greg Walters
8.20.19
Tech news

A Nuclear Accident In Russia May Have Been a Nuclear-Powered Missile Test

Seven Russians are dead after the explosion, which experts say may have been caused by a test of a new nuclear-powered missile.
Matthew Gault
8.12.19
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