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Your Passport's Complex Security Tech, Explained By Forgery Pros

The passport is a bizarre and unique object. Think about it: The goal is to put it in the hands of millions upon millions of people—and for none of …

The Forgotten 13th Avenue That New York City Built and Then Destroyed

Yesterday we looked at the great "fattening" of New York and all the parts that are built on what basically amounts to trash. But it turns out that …

Plan C: America's Nuclear Doomsday Plan to Declare Martial Law

Newly released documents show that the U.S. government drew up a plan in April of 1956 for how to deal with an impending nuclear war. What was its …

War

That Time Soviet Russia Sent Dogs Into Space

The dog Laika, the first living being to orbit the Earth, lives on in our memories along with her lethal Sputnik 2 mission, on which she was an …

Space Science

Secret message found in WW2 bullet tells the story of some stupid Nazis

August, 13, 1944. The British 8th Army occupies Florence. The Allies finally break out of Normandy. Meanwhile, somewhere in the south of Tuscany, a …