The United States and New Zealand conducted secret tests of a "tsunami bomb" designed to destroy coastal cities by using underwater blasts to trigger massive tidal waves.
The tests were carried out in waters around New Caledonia and Auckland during the Second World War and showed that the weapon was feasible and a series of 10 large offshore blasts could potentially create a 33-foot tsunami capable of inundating a small city.
Russia calls for an investigation into the Moon landing 2015-06-29 21:06
A Russian official has has cast doubt on the first moon landings and demanded an investigation into what really happened after original Nasa footage of the event disappeared.
Vladimir Markin, a spokesman for the Russian government's Investigative Committee, says he wants an inquiry after the video from 1969 and a piece of lunar rock, which was brought back to earth, went ...
The Solution to White Privilege: #TakeUsDown 2015-06-29 20:47 The only way to please the ‚Äúanti-racists.‚ÄĚ
Joseph Sobran famously challenged liberals to define a society in which they would be conservatives. Today, the challenge is to define a society in which white people are not racist.
The last half century has seen a continual shifting of the goalposts when it comes to defining ‚Äúracism.‚ÄĚ During the so-called Civil Rights movement, ...
Threat from Artificial Intelligence not just Hollywood fantasy 2015-06-29 20:04 Oxford academic Dr Stuart Armstrong warns humanity runs the risk of creating super intelligent computers that eventually destroy us all
From the dystopian writings of Aldous Huxley and HG Wells to the sinister and apocalyptic vision of modern Hollywood blockbusters, the rise of the machines has long terrified mankind.
But it now seems that the brave new world of science-fiction could ...