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The 10 Creepiest Abandoned Cold War Missile Silos

Everything about the Cold War was creepy. We knew for sure that nuclear warheads were aimed straight for us and could be deployed at any time. Some of the remaining symbols of that era are missile silos, mostly abandoned these days, that are too large and expensive to dismantle. See a collection of these creepy [...]

Why Nukes Are Still Just As Scary As They Were in the 60s

I think people today, especially younger people, don’t think of nuclear weapons as a real threat the way that people who lived through, say, the Cuban Missile crisis did. Remember the days when campuses would erupt in “no nukes” protests? When activists would lie across train tracks to stop trains from delivering bombs to missile [...]