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Shin's Tricycle

Shin's Tricycle

Behind a glass case at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is a battered and rusted tricycle. The seat is missing, and so are the pedals and the handle grips, and the entire metal frame of the cycle
Donald Trump plans a nuclear arms race in his State of the Union

Donald Trump plans a nuclear arms race in his State of the Union

Donald Trump’s nuclear diplomacy was on full display in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, which included the revelation of an upcoming meeting…
Toshiba built a new robot to probe damaged Fukushima reactor

Toshiba built a new robot to probe damaged Fukushima reactor

Toshiba has built a new robot designed to probe the damaged, radioactive reactors in Fukushima, the company has revealed. The robot features a variety of tools to assess the damaged Unit 2 reactor,
Toshiba built a new robot to probe damaged Fukushima reactor

Toshiba built a new robot to probe damaged Fukushima reactor

Toshiba has built a new robot designed to probe the damaged, radioactive reactors in Fukushima, the company has revealed. The robot features a variety of tools to assess the damaged Unit 2 reactor,

In Trump’s World, Nukes Are Self-Defense

As the Japan-U.S. alliance weakens, could Tokyo drop its nuclear weapons ban?

An American Captive in Iran

On the podcast: The Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian recounts his grueling 18 months in an Iranian prison.
Cities at Sea: How Aircraft Carriers Work

Cities at Sea: How Aircraft Carriers Work

The capital ship of any fleet that can afford it

Russia’s Conventional Weapons Are Deadlier Than Its Nukes

Withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty would take the United States one step forward and many steps back on international security.
Iran’s satellite launcher isn’t “virtually identical” to a ballistic missile

Iran’s satellite launcher isn’t “virtually identical” to a ballistic missile

An Iranian satellite launch failed yesterday after its rocket left the atmosphere, Tehran said after launching the spacecraft despite criticism from the United States. It…
As the US nuclear fleet ages, one lab group hopes to give it a second wind

As the US nuclear fleet ages, one lab group hopes to give it a second wind

A high-resolution modeling program will allow utilities to make important changes.

U.S. to Ease Limits on Humanitarian Aid to North Korea

Aid groups welcome the move, but it’s not likely to unlock stalled nuclear negotiations.
How Huawei allegedly tricked US banks into breaking the law

How Huawei allegedly tricked US banks into breaking the law

When Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO and daughter of its billionaire founder, was arrested in Canada in December at the request of the US, the context…
U.S. Strategic Command Helpfully Reminds World It Could Still Annihilate Everyone Before Midnight

U.S. Strategic Command Helpfully Reminds World It Could Still Annihilate Everyone Before Midnight

The United States Strategic Command—a high-level U.S. military unified command that oversees everything from nuclear deterrence, command, control, and communications to intelligence, cyber warfare,

U.S. Strategic Command tweets nuclear war joke on New Year's Eve

Happy nuke year, everyone! Man, the Trump administration's recklessness really makes people feel like they can just say whatever they want with no consequences. Apparently, Donald Trump's penchant
Trump Tells Republicans to Go ‘Nuclear’ for Border Wall, GOP Tells Crazy Old Man to Go Sit Down

Trump Tells Republicans to Go ‘Nuclear’ for Border Wall, GOP Tells Crazy Old Man to Go Sit Down

Senate Republicans have kindly told President “Boarder” Wall to go fuck himself over his claims that they should change Senate rules to bully funding for his dumb as Lego Wall along the Mexican
Calls mount for Trump’s newest energy regulator to recuse himself over conflicts of interest

Calls mount for Trump’s newest energy regulator to recuse himself over conflicts of interest

Even before he participates in his first public meeting on Thursday, Bernard McNamee, the newest member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), is facing multiple calls for his recusal

Moscow might have nukes in Crimea, hacked EU cables warn

Hacked EU cables released this week warn that Russia may already have nuclear weapons in Crimea. The private diplomatic messages describe annexed area of Ukraine as a ‘hot zone,’ and Donald Trump as a

Where Government Needs to Focus for Bill Gates and Others to Advance Nuclear Innovation

Sen. Lisa Murkowski and several other senators reportedly met last week with Microsoft’s Bill Gates to discuss nuclear energy. Referring to the meeting, the Alaska... Read More The post Where
Demon Core: How The Third Nuclear Bomb Destined For Japan Killed a Bunch of American Scientists

Demon Core: How The Third Nuclear Bomb Destined For Japan Killed a Bunch of American Scientists

President Harry S. Truman knew that one bomb would not be enough to force Japan to surrender, so he ordered two. What many don’t know is that there was a third bomb in reserve, just in case. This
Washington Wants Pyongyang to Choose: Humanitarian Aid or Nukes

Washington Wants Pyongyang to Choose: Humanitarian Aid or Nukes

The United States is hampering some aid groups from fighting tuberculosis and other diseases in North Korea.