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.
Craig S. Smith
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.
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.
Photos of the 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.
How Howard Hughes Helped the CIA Try to Steal a Russian Nuclear Sub
The expensive attempt was largely a mechanical failure, but it was still one of the stranger covert ops in US history.
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE
It's Time to Ban Nuclear Weapons, Guys
"Those with power are never going to give up their power voluntarily. It has to be a demand from others."
Why the Fuck Is No One Talking About...
Why the Fuck Is No One Talking About Nukes?
The Cold War is over, but mankind still has the capacity to destroy itself.
'Spider Drone' Sculptures Marry Surveillance and 60s Sci-Fi
'Vision Instruments,' Björn Schülke’s ongoing show at bitforms gallery, uses seemingly futuristic technology to make ultimately purposeless sculptural objects.
Haunting Black and White Photos Document Abandoned Nuclear Missile Bases
Photographer Brett Leigh Dicks explores the crumbling ruins of Cold War-era armaments.
Remember That Time the US Thought About Nuking the Moon?
In 1958, at the height of the Cold War, the Air Force thought that exploding a nuclear device on the moon would inspire America and show the Russians who was boss.
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“There Will Be Only One Nation”: The Boy Who Defined The Olympic Finale
Just before the closing ceremony of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, the International Olympic Committee received an anonymous letter. Its contents would change the Olympics for good.
Here's Why the Lavender Scare Still Matters
On the 60-year plague that was the Lavender Scare, its ugly legacy, and the artists working to find the road ahead.
Tanja M. Laden