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Top 10 horror movies

Peter Bradshaw on horror<p>Horror crashes through boundaries and challenges the prohibitions of taste and thinkability in a way few other genres can match. Classics of the genre were produced in cinema's very earliest days – the vampire nightmare Nosferatu and The Cabinet of Dr Caligari from the world …

Inescapable, apocalyptic dread: The terrifying nuclear autumn of 1983

<b>A still from the movie "The Day After"</b><p>It was the tensest, most dangerous part of the Cold War — and that autumn, grownups were as scared numb as we were<p>Alexander Zaitchik<p>September 29, 2013 10:59am (UTC)<p>It happens every autumn. I’m walking down the street and it wells up fast, triggered by a first …

Declassified documents reveal an atomic bomb was accidentally released by a US military aircraft and nearly exploded over North Carolina in 1961. Only a low-voltage switch in the bomb prevented an explosion 260 times more powerful than the one that hit Hiroshima in 1945. More here:

Spliffs and butts

IN 1952, Donald Macintosh Johnson, later the Conservative MP for Carlisle, published a study entitled “Indian Hemp: A Social Menace”. Even small …

Income Tax


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