Russian Embassy in London Trolls Twitter by Being Pedantic About Poisoned Spy

The Russia's UK Embassy is known for being a troll online. So it’s no surprise that it’s being pretty flippant about the recent news that a Russian spy was poisoned with a nerve agent in London. Make that a British spy who was poisoned with a nerve agent in London. Because being pedantic about headlines is clearly what’s important in this story. Read More >>

US NSA Sent Coded Messages From Its Official Twitter Account to Communicate With Foreign Spies

During the first Cold War, American and British spies would sometimes place coded messages in newspaper classified ads to communicate with each other. And depending on how you interpret a new report in the New York Times, the National Security Agency (NSA) has possibly updated the tactic, using its public Twitter account to send secret messages to at least one Russian spy. Read More >>

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters

If you had to guess the percentage of American households that had a fallout shelter in the 1960s, what would you say? 50 percent? 25 percent? As low as 10 percent? In reality, just 1.4 percent of Americans had a nuclear fallout shelter in 1962. And the study that gave us that figure provides a fascinating look into the mindset of Americans during the Cold War. Read More >>

Reports of Cuba’s Deafening ‘Covert Sonic Device’ Are Only Getting Stranger

The State Department has remained tight-lipped about the strange circumstances in which US diplomats to Cuba reportedly suffered permanent hearing damage from an “inaudible covert sonic device.” But new details reveal that “a deafeningly loud sound similar to the buzzing created by insects or metal scraping” was also used to harass the American envoys. What’s more, the number of people who were harmed is reportedly even greater than was previously known. Read More >>

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North Korea Preparing For New Nuclear Tests in April According to Experts

With each passing week, the rhetoric about nuclear war between the United States and North Korea becomes more bold from each side. And this weekend was no different. Read More >>

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North Korea Has a Hard Time Getting One Up

North Korea was pretty proud of itself earlier this month when it was able to perform four times in a single day. But much of that enthusiasm has waned overnight as North Korea has found it hard to get one up. Read More >>

Fox News Says Assange Had No ‘Soviet Source’ For DNC Leaks 

Tonight, US network Fox News will air Sean Hannity’s interview with Julian Assange—the Wikileaks founder who’s currently hiding in Ecuador’s embassy in London. Fox & Friends talked about the interview earlier today, but if you take a look at the banner above, it’s pretty clear we’re deep into the second Cold War. Read More >>