Scientist Calculates How To Survive First 30 Minutes of Nuclear War

We're more than half a century past 1960, when the Doomsday Clock ticked down to two minutes before midnight. Yet, despite the steady outpouring of movies and TV shows featuring rogue nukes and dirty bombs, fewer and fewer people actively worry about a nuclear bomb going off. That being said: Do you know where and… » 1/16/14 10:00am 1/16/14 10:00am

Ride Out North Korea's Preemptive Strike in These 24 Cold War Fallout…

With North Korea's missiles at the ready—pointless though that may be—we may not be far from another mini-Cold War. With the potential end of civilization at the hands of a pudgy, late-20s Dennis Rodman fan looming, there's only one thing that can protect the American public: bunkers! » 3/29/13 8:17am 3/29/13 8:17am

Corrugated Steel Fallout Shelter Protects Against Most Mild Rainstorms,…

This fallout shelter plan, from 1962, only cost $150 in raw materials, and if properly made, had a "protection factor greater than 500." 500 what? No idea! [Mayor's Office via Boing Boing] » 11/06/09 2:00am 11/06/09 2:00am