Hulu Is Producing a Stephen King/J.J. Abrams Miniseries About JFK

Creators of creep Stephen King and J.J. Abrams were destined to pair up at some point, and now Hulu is going to be one to bring them together. The site scored a huge coup in booking the duo for a new miniseries about the John F. Kennedy assassination, Hulu's first big original content win. » 9/22/14 3:45pm 9/22/14 3:45pm

12 More Viral Photos That Are Totally Fake

Can you spot the fakes? Hundreds of amazing images wash over our greedy eyeballs each and every day, clogging our Twitter timelines and Facebook feeds. Many of them are fakes, lies, or both. Like these! » 1/21/14 11:50am 1/21/14 11:50am

Every Public Place In the World Named in Memory of JFK

In time for the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination, Slate investigated just how many streets, schools, parks and other public places are named in honor of our 35th president. The tributes go far beyond our own borders. » 11/23/13 4:00pm 11/23/13 4:00pm

Reason for Conspiracy? 5 Mysterious Details From JFK's Autopsy

It goes without saying that, for the past 50 years, there's been a bevy of confusion surrounding the events of JFK's assassination. Much of it has stemmed from inconsistencies in his medical records, which have long been employed to justify errant conspiracy theories putting responsibility for the fatal shot in the… » 11/22/13 8:35pm 11/22/13 8:35pm

Amazingly, JFK's Limo Was Still Used More Than a Decade Past His Death

The limousine President John F. Kennedy rode in fifty years ago today is an indelible part of our visual memory. That midnight blue Lincoln will be forever known as the setting of a national tragedy. Yet, after Kennedy's assassination, the car remained in service, transporting four presidents before it was retired in… » 11/22/13 3:00pm 11/22/13 3:00pm

Stabilized Footage of the JFK Assassination Is Unsettlingly Real

When it's bouncing around and playing back at a jittery 18 frames per second, the infamous Zapruder footage of John F. Kennedy's assassination feels almost unreal. But when it's stabilized with additional interpolated frames bringing it to a steady 30 frames per second (like we're used to seeing on TV) it suddenly… » 11/15/13 11:01am 11/15/13 11:01am

Can Good Design Make Even Conspiracy Theories Seem Believable?

Grab your tinfoil hats, sheeple. It's been fifty years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on that fateful day in Dallas, and it's still nearly impossible to discuss the event without some mention of conspiracy, cover-ups, government intrigue, multiple shooters, UFO affiliations, and more. » 11/12/13 12:00pm 11/12/13 12:00pm

Plane Passenger Spots Mystery Drone Over Brooklyn (Updated: The FBI Has…

The classic Twilight Zone episode takes a 21st century turn—yesterday a man aboard an Alitalia flight preparing to land at JFK spied something disturbing outside his window: what appeared to be an unmanned vehicle in the sky. » 3/05/13 11:38am 3/05/13 11:38am

Thieves Stole $1.5 Million of iPad Minis from JFK

Breaking into the same JFK cargo building featured in the movie GoodFellas, two thieves stole two pallets of iPad Minis—about $1.5 million worth—in a slick robbery that included using the airport's own forklifts and possibly an inside man. » 11/15/12 9:00pm 11/15/12 9:00pm

To The Brink: JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis: A Remarkable Retelling…

In October 1962, America spent 13 days on the brink of nuclear war as Russia and the U.S. were in standoff over nuclear missiles the Soviets had sent to Cuba. President Kennedy and his cabinet resolved the crisis and the missiles were removed, but how? Learn all about it in a new app from the JFK Library, the National… » 10/25/12 6:00pm 10/25/12 6:00pm

Watch the Moment that Defined America's Most Epic Quest In History

50 years ago today, on September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy delivered one of his best and most inspiring speeches. Arguably, one of the best in the history of the United States. » 9/12/12 10:07am 9/12/12 10:07am

JFK Airport's Terminal 6: The Sad Demise of a Modern Design Marvel

By all accounts, Terminal 6 at NYC's JFK Airport is an architectural gem. Today, however, it sits unused. And soon it won't even exist. » 10/07/11 9:00pm 10/07/11 9:00pm

Get These Spacenerdgasmic NASA Ringtones for Your iPhone and Android

Attenshun space nerds with NASA underpants! NASA is now offering some really awesome ringtones for your iPhone, Android or whatever other phone you have. You must must must get these. MUST. » 9/23/11 8:08pm 9/23/11 8:08pm

Cops Evacuate JFK Terminal Over Possible Bomb

A "suspicious package" has pushed police to close the entire American Airlines terminal at JFK airport in New York. With the area completely sealed off, the bomb squad is now incoming. We'll keep you updated. [NBC NY] » 7/25/11 9:18am 7/25/11 9:18am

Where Did The Iconic Fallout Shelter Symbol Come From?

CONELRAD recently posted a great piece that explores the origin of the famous fallout shelter sign that appeared across the country at the height of the Cold War. Worn and rusted, you can still see some of them today as lasting symbols of the atomic age. » 6/22/11 7:20pm 6/22/11 7:20pm

Watch a Jumbo Jet Spin a Tiny Jet In a JFK Runway Collision

What happens when the world's largest commercial jet clips the tail of a much smaller plane? Some tarmac turbulence that left the passengers of Comair Flight 6293 spinning. » 4/12/11 11:33am 4/12/11 11:33am

50 Years After His Election, J.F.K. Goes Digital

When John F. Kennedy was elected president 50 years ago, life—and technology—was much different. This brief look, found over at the Big Picture, is part of a massive $10 million effort to digitize the JFK Library photo archives. » 11/28/10 6:00pm 11/28/10 6:00pm

Luckiest Kid Alive Directs Air Traffic at JFK

Click to view On February 17th, an air traffic controller let his little boy take the reigns for at least five transmissions to commercial jets at JFK International. This was terribly dangerous breach of protocol! And so totally awesome for the kid. » 3/03/10 7:20pm 3/03/10 7:20pm

Obama Cancels Kennedy's Dream

Once upon a time, a President thought that taking humans "to the Moon and the planets beyond" was not only good for the economy of the country, but also would push US technology decades beyond everybody's else. He was right. » 2/05/10 11:40am 2/05/10 11:40am