Neatorama Posts Tagged "Cold War"
The Story Behind Dr. Strangelove...

Stanley Kubrick’s film Dr. Strangelove or: H...  ...ded with nuclear weapons, were aloft, as a way of warding off a Soviet sneak attack. The strategist Herman...  ...ahn, in a notorious book, “On Thermonuclear War ,” published in 1960, insisted that a nuclea...  ...rdquo; published in 1960, ins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/15/The-Story-Behind-Dr-Strangelove/
The Deepest Hole in the World...

The Cold War between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. brought about s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/08/The-Deepest-Hole-in-the-World/
For Sale on eBay: Soviet Nuclear Bomber (Low Mileage!)...

(Photo: 1987, Soviet Air Force Tu-95 escorted by U...  ...lear weapons inside the United States. During the Cold War , these planes occasionally flew with their deadly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/08/For-Sale-on-eBay-Soviet-Nuclear-Bomber/
DARPA Tried to Build Skynet in the 1980s...

The Strategic Computing Initiative (SCI) was a pro...  ...983 and flourished through the final phase of the Cold War . Its aim was to enable interconnected super compu...  ...spying, reconnaissance, threat response, and even warfare . It was sold to Congress as being an economic boo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/19/DARPA-Tried-to-Build-Skynet-in-the-1980s/
Cold War Nuclear Launch Code: 00000000

In the aftermath of World War II, the US and the USSR armed themselves to the t...  ...eliver them. Baby Boomers grew up expecting World War III to begin any minute, and of course it would b...  ...ome power-hungry general wanted to launch his own war ? What if there were a fals...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/02/Cold-War-Nuclear-Launch-Code-00000000/
Family Fallout Shelter Goes on Display...

Ken Zwick and Carol Hollar-Zwick bought a home in...  ...Cover Neenah! Backyard Family Fallout Shelters in Cold War America.” Read more about Cold War

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/04/Family-Fallout-Shelter-Goes-on-Display/
What Can Be Done with Albania's 750,000 Cold War-Era Bunkers?

During the reign of Communist dictator Enver Hoxha (r. 1944-1985), Albania built 750,000 bunkers. That's 1 bunker for every 4 citizens. They're still around and are something of a nuisance. Wired's Pete Brook reports:Tod...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/16/What-Can-Be-Done-with-Albanias-750000-Cold-War-Era-Bunkers/
The Great EBS Scare of 1971...

On Saturday, February 20, 1971, a civilian teletyp...  ...tions across the U.S. I've told stories about the Cold War and how seriously everyone took the Emergency Bro...  ...tem (EBS). Activation of the system meant nuclear war to almost everyone who heard it.Station managers,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/20/The-Great-EBS-Scare-of-1971/
Cold War Tales: Operation Paul Bunyan

This article is republished from the book Uncle Jo...  ...as been a tense place since the end of the Korean War in the 1950s. It's been the site of periodic flar...  ...orea was a valuable strategic target. After World War II, the Japanese Empire fell apart, and the count...  ...ons again. But a new conflict was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Cold-War-Tales-Operation-Paul-Bunyan/




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