The meltdown that occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station (which had been covered in a previous article) on April 26th, 1986 was the worst nuclear disaster that the world had ever seen. The radiation produced from the meltdown would affect roughly 63,000 square miles and affect 7 million people in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. […]Read more "The Black Bird Of Chernobyl"
As covered in a previous article, numbers stations are utilized by governments or groups to broadcast a series of names or numbers over the radio waves. The reason why numbers stations are still used today in an age of computers and text messaging is because while the radio station making the broadcast may be found, […]Read more "The Russian Numbers Station UVB-76"
World War I, the first war that saw widespread use of modern weaponry such as machine guns and biological agents on the battlefield, also saw the usage of “unrestricted submarine warfare,” when the German Empire attempted to disrupt Allied shipping with submarines. One of these submarines, the SM U-28, was a Type U 27 class […]Read more "Did The U-28 See A Sea Monster?"
Urban legends and folk tales have existed for centuries, but with the rise of the Internet there has been a growth in new urban legends. One, whose popularity has grown immensely because of the Internet, has been the mysterious Slender Man. The Slender Man was first created on a forum on the website Something Awful […]Read more "Slender Man: Legend of the Internet"
While mechs, or robotic suits that are controlled by human pilots are growing in popularity due to science-fiction series such as Titanfall, Gundam or Pacific Rim, an individual in Japan decided to make such a concept a reality. Kogoro Kurata, an artist who was inspired by science fiction as a child, felt that modern robots […]Read more "The Japanese KURATAS Mech"