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Le Morte du Monster

Godzilla, the King of Kaiju, died on Monday. The actual monster will likely live on in big screen iterations for generations to come, but we’ve lost Haruo Nakajima, the actor who played the massive dragon who became a symbol for the dawn on the nuclear age in the creature’s very first feature in 1954. It’s [...]

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Losing the Bomb

On February 5, 1958, the United States military lost an armed hydrogen bomb off the coast of Savannah, Georgia. Why don’t you take a second to read that again — somewhere off the coast of Georgia, there is a massive bomb that’s 500 times more powerful than the one dropped on Hiroshima. Perhaps the most [...]

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The passing of August 6th will forever recall the U.S.’s first atomic bombing in Japan at the city of Hiroshima in 1945. Most Americans are taught that President Harry Truman made a nail-biting decision to drop the bomb in order to avoid a land war in Japan that would result in the death of countless [...]

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