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The First Ever Atomic Bomb Was Exploded This Day, July 16, 72-Years Ago -- In 1945.

by Anura Guruge

The code name ‘Trinity’ seems ironic, though it is more than likely than Oppenheimer & co. did feel to an extent that they were playing… 112 more words

Anura Guruge

The Owl and the Man

With a ruffling of chalky feathers, the owl alights on a broken arch, and watches as the man climbs the mountain of rubble. He grips at pitted creases in the rock, pulling himself forwards and upwards, his muscles quivering with the sustained effort. 820 more words

Speculative Fiction

Maralinga Nuclear Testing Zone

Maralinga in the remote western areas of South Australia was the home of the Maralinga Tjarutja, a southern Pitjantjatjara Indigenous Australian people.

Maralinga was the scene of UK nuclear testing and was contaminated with radioactive waste in the 1950s and early 1960s.  127 more words

Legendary Spots

North Korea threatens nuclear war as US deploys bombers near its border

The People’s Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday has warned of imminent nuclear war following the US live-fire bombing run near its border.

In a Sunday editorial of the state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper, the DPRK accused Washington of engaging in “military provocations,” designed to commence nuclear conflict in the region. 185 more words

Truth or BS? - Wild Card Saturday

Things That Sound

Like BS,

But Are True

In a world where fake news and false facts are rampant, it’s hard to distinguish what is true and what isn’t, especially when it sounds so unbelievable. 2,046 more words

Top Ten List

Salute the Spirit of Small Business on the Birthday of the Bikini

Size doesn’t predict significance!

The day after America celebrated its 170th Independence Day in 1946, French designer Louis Reard unveiled a daring two-piece swimsuit that would forever liberate legions of water-bound women: … 177 more words

World Events

Charlotte Serber: Nuclear Librarian

Library as a multi-purpose space is not a new idea.   In the remote town of Los Alamos, New Mexico during World War II, while Oppenheimer and his scientists were developing the nuclear bomb, for the wives of the scientists the library was “also .. 157 more words

Library Feature