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Dutch Researcher Created A Super-Influenza Virus With The Potential To Kill Millions

Virus research and the new tools of science allow the creation of the equivalent of Pandora’s Box. Once we release new life forms into the environment it is forever! 151 more words

Society And Government

9 February 1917 - Germs from the air

Following a letter on 18 January 1917 from retired Colonel Sir Arthur Davidson to Lord Hardinge, Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office the War Cabinet asked various bodies to examine the possible spread of epidemics by dropping germs from the air. 480 more words

Home Front

Bugged: "The Andromeda Strain" (1971)

        “THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN”   (1971)

CONDITION RED: THE FOLLOWING TEXT CONTAINS SPOILERS STOP EXERCISE CAUTION BEFORE PROCEEDING FURTHER STOP

     The evolutionary characteristics that would come to define the post-atomic bomb SF genre emerged, not coincidentally, with striking similarities to Hollywood’s failing classic horror film, which after the real-life atrocities visited upon the civilized world throughout World War II, seemed almost childish and certainly preternaturally dated; the menace of cloaked or stumbling representatives of the undead or resurrected dead being hardly comparable to wholesale destruction of cities and peoples, or the unspeakable atrocities commonplace in Nazi death camps, and during the period of postwar psychic healing it was evident that a newly honed sophistication was in order to usurp the cinematic diet of Gothic based terrors in favor of a new modernity in the nourishment of nightmare scenarios. 297 more words

Movies

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24 of June, year of our Lord 1763

Fort Pitt, America

My dearest Kathy:

As a British officer and a Christian, I can not condone orders given today. 103 more words

Flash Fiction