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Craig Mazin's Years-Long Obsession with Making 'Chernobyl' Terrifyingly Accurate

"We had a general standing philosophy from the beginning, which was: Accuracy is everything to us."
Drew Schwartz
6.4.19
Food

The Moldovian Winery That Serves the Nearly-Forgotten Food of Gagauzia

There's a quiet pseudo-state contained within Moldova’s borders: Gagauzia, an autonomous region with its own people, culture, language, and cuisine.
Molly Harris
2.8.19
Conspiracies

Russia Is Reopening an Investigation Into the World’s Greatest Mystery

Google the “Dyatlov Pass incident” and you are going find some incredible theories into the mysterious deaths of nine hikers.
Mack Lamoureux
2.7.19
true crime

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.
Alex Norcia
11.29.18
urbex

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.
Stephen Smit
8.15.18
philosophy

So, What Actually Is Communism Then?

Since it's in the media, we took a look at what it actually is.
Tom Whyman
7.27.18
urban exploration

Photographing These Abandoned Space Shuttles Made Me a Russian Target

How one man broke into a secret facility housing the last of the Soviet Union's experimental space ships.
Julian Morgans
3.9.18
russia

What It Was Like to Work at a Russian Gulag

Ivan Chistyakov was living a modern life in the city, working as an engineer and checking out plays and movies. Then he got shipped off to Siberia.
Seth Ferranti
7.31.17
Sports

Remembering Vladimir Rodionovich Klitschko, Father To Champions and Casualty Of Chernobyl

While the Klitschko brothers are household names, far fewer people know about the exploits of their father. Not only did he raise two legends of boxing, he also bore witness to one of the most famous disasters in human history.
Will Magee
4.28.17
Comics!

'Vania The Bear Versus Radioactive Hellrats,' Today's Comic by Pedro d'Apremont, Gabriel Góes and Cynthia Bonacossa

Vania the Bear and friends head to the countryside to hunt radioactive hellrats in exchange for discount coupons.
Pedro d'Apremont, Gabriel Góes, and Cynthia Bonacos
8.28.16
Gaming

Playing WWII Sim ‘Hearts of Iron IV’ Makes the Modern World Look Like It’s On the Brink

Where the world stands in 2016 is much like where it was in 1936, which is where Paradox's strategy game begins.
Oliver Lee Bateman
8.1.16
european championships through the ages

A Potted History of the European Championships: 1960–2016

Each edition of the European Championships has its own historical narrative, and its own distinct identity. Here, we attempt to tie them all together.
Jim Weeks
7.8.16
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