The Black Plague is a horrifying disease, confined to centuries gone by, right? One of history's more gruesome blips, never to return? Wrong on both counts. It's out there, and it's not going away any time soon.
YourTuber Hol van Ato has just uploaded more than 100 funny, weird and grotesque Hungarian TV adverts from the '80s and '90s, and believe me: this collection is one of the most entertaining segments of the entire internet. Read more >>
In the late 1960s a biologist named Paul Ehrlich insisted that the world’s rapid population growth was unsustainable, even writing a book filled with predictions of nightmare scenarios. So what happened?
The people who did the dirty work of making early atomic bombs were in Hanford, Washington. Throughout the Cold War, Hanford churned out plutonium for our nuclear arsenal. It was also, conveniently, a place to experiment with radiation.