There’s a fascinating backstory about the building that is now the National Audiovisual Conservation Center, which is where the Library of Congress stores all 6.3 million pieces of the library’s movie, television, and sound collection. It used to be a nuclear bunker that stored $4 billion during the Cold War. Now,…
This commercial for Japanese restaurant Yugo—a very cool place in Madrid, Spain, decorated like a World War II Japanese bunker—is making me drool so much that I'm afraid of drowning in my own saliva. I want to stuff my face with a bucket full of those broiled toro nigiri. That's the only thing in my mind right now.
Nuclear bunkers have fallen out of fashion in recent years, but that doesn't mean you can't transform one into a delightful bed and breakfast. This bunker in Scotland is currently up for sale and even includes a fascinating history: It's situated on a former POW camp.
The last time Hamburg's hulking air raid bunker saw use, it was 1945—and locals were taking cover from Allied bombs inside its six-foot-thick concrete walls. That was almost 70 years ago. This year, the bunker is serving a new purpose: Supplying the city with renewable energy.
Sometime in the 1960s, a nuclear-war obsessed mad person illegally built this surreal house 25 feet under The Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada. A full family home complete with a swimming pool, painted landscapes and a system that crudely simulates sunlight through the day. This happy place to spend the rest of your life…
The real estate listing for 3970 Spencer St. shows a foreclosed two-bedroom on a suburban street east of the Las Vegas Strip. That's nothing remarkable in Vegas, which has one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country, but this house is special: It's 25 feet unground. A high-end fallout shelter built in secret,…
Back in 1951, the Soviet Union started the construction of the Tangansky Protected Command Point, a secret 75,000-square-foot (7,000 square metres) military complex located 213 foot (65 meters) under Moscow's streets, near the Taganskaya subway station.
Everybody talks about the apocalypse, but almost nobody actually prepares for it. But let's say you're one of the few visionaries who actually plans for every eventuality. You've been stashing your supplies. You've built a personal bunker, or you've purchased your own spot in a communal "survival suite."
If the Axis Powers had won World War II, a group of American Nazi sympathizers hoped to lure Adolf Hitler to Los Angeles, where he would win the hearts and minds of the Hollywood elite. So assured were these Hitler fans of Germany's victory that they spent millions of dollars building the Führer a luxury ranch.
You've assembled your post-apocalyptic reading list. You've packed your bug-out bag. You've even practiced a little melee combat, just in case. But where should you go when the global pandemic hits or sky starts raining fire?
When explosives begin raining from the sky, it's generally recommended that one find a sturdy, preferably covered, area to wait. Our friends at Oobject.com have some great examples.
That Kraft cheese slice you might chomp for lunch today? It came from a mammoth subterranean dairy bunker the company uses as dirt cheap refrigeration and storage, Wired reports. Inside a 70 year old mine that's still rocked by explosions.
Don't get too sad over this 195-year-old bunker being sliced in half. There's 700 other bunkers nearby, which form the New Dutch Waterline that protected cities between 1815 - 1940. Now, it's an area for watery-playtime.
Bunker-42 was built during the Cold War and was a classified bunker equipped with everything necessary in case of a nuclear attack. After the end of the Cold War, it's been transformed into Russia's Cold War Museum.
Looking to be pampered during armageddon? Sign up for a Vivos underground shelter. If Vivos' site is to be believed, you'll be sitting pretty and cavorting with models while the rest of civilization burns to ashy smears.
You'll have to travel to England's Peak District to collect—and when I say collect, I mean "bunker down," but the 50ft x 50ft bunker in a genuine souvenir from the Cold War, used by the Royal Observer Corps.
The world has been nuked. Under Paris, a woman waits months alone in a bunker with only canned food for company. She's about to commit suicide when a voice comes over the radio. Find out what happens next in Bunker.
Finally, the terrible moment is here! See the first video look at the Human Centipede, in which a scientist surgically links three humans together. Plus, enjoy a better look at the half-woman/half-snake film Hissss.
Imagine spending months locked in this Latvian bomb shelter. The banner reads "Without Communciations, There Is No Authority. Without Authority, There Is No Victory!" The shelter, now a museum, has a nuclear-blast-absorbing wall and a huge facility for filtering radiation.
This bunker is so hardened it can withstand an atomic blast, but it's so eco that it has a tiny built-in ecosystem of artificial sun, waterfalls, and plants. And the best part about this subterranean environment in Sweden is that it's packed with giant, shiny server cabinets throbbing with data. Want to poke around…