What happened in Mars Bluffs, South Carolina, is a horrifying reminder of the Cold War. The U.S. Air Force apparently had some trouble keeping those scary nuclear bombs in the air during that terrifyingly volatile era. On...
On July 16, 1945, the first nuclear weapon code named “Trinity” was detonated. Since then, there have been a staggering 2,153 nuclear detonations on our planet. Trinity, by Orbital Mechanics, is a chilling, detailed...
Sometimes we throw things out (or donate them) because we have no use for them. But what might be useless and meaningless to us is pretty much valuable to others.
In 1987, the first 350-ton Soviet battle missile carrier was produced. The massive "ship" was called Lun (also called Project 903), after the Russian name for a bird of prey, harrier.
It had been hidden away in his grandpa’s garage gathering dust, untouched, and unopened. No one knew for sure what it contains inside, so when he finally opened it, the family was shocked with this discovery.
National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen is known for his stunning wildlife photos. This is one of his most dangerous assignments.