One of America's Most Famous Architects Was a Nazi Propagandist

American architect Philip Johnson designed some of the most iconic buildings of the 20th century. Johnson, who died in 2005, has long been hailed as one of the greats. But there's one fact about the man that many people in the architecture community don't like to talk about: Johnson was a fascist who openly supported… » 4/22/14 4:20pm Yesterday 4:20pm

1940 photo of a Nazi fighter test seems from the future

This photo of a Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter being tested in a wind tunnel comes from the archives of the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, the national aeronautics and space research centre of Germany. It doesn't feel like a photo from 1940. This facility actually looks from the future. » 12/16/13 7:51pm 12/16/13 7:51pm

Should Germany Spend Millions Preserving Nazi Rally Grounds?

At the height of his career as the architect of the Third Reich, Albert Speer was already imagining what his buildings would look like as ruins. In fact, by the mid-1930s, Speer was designing based on “ruin law,” his term for what a building would look like once it decayed. Today, Nuremberg city officials are grappling … » 9/03/13 3:01pm 9/03/13 3:01pm

German Neo-Nazi Tweets Are the First Ever Censored by Twitter

In an effort to stay on the right side of German law, Twitter has blocked access within Germany to all tweets by the neo-Nazi group Besseres Hannover. This is the first time Twitter has censored speech to keep a government happy. But before you cry "censorship," keep in mind that this is just good business. » 10/18/12 10:15am 10/18/12 10:15am

This Is How the Nazis Could Have Invaded the United States

March 2, 1942. The United States was already at war, fighting alongside British and Soviets to crush the Nazi and Japanese Imperial forces. That day Life magazine published six plans that the Axis could have used to invaded the US. » 9/06/11 3:30pm 9/06/11 3:30pm

The 5 Most Evil Things Tech Companies Helped Happen

If oppressive regimes want to stay oppressive, they need to fear—and wield—technology like a sword covered in napalm. And in most cases, they can't do that without using outside help. Here are the five worst corporate collaborators in technology. » 9/01/11 1:00pm 9/01/11 1:00pm

Proof that Denver Airport is one of the most evil places on Earth

Having recently been stranded in Denver Airport for 24 hours, I can tell you anecdotally that the place is hellish. Exit arrows point at each other instead of outside; corridors lead to nowhere; and security checkpoints seem to disappear mysteriously as you approach them. As you drive into the airport, you're greeted… » 6/02/11 10:20am 6/02/11 10:20am

How Nazis Planned to Re-Build the Third Reich Using Terror Gadgets and …

A group of Nazi agents landing in Florida wearing bathing trunks and Wehrmacht caps. A secret band of blondes spread all over Europe, armed with microbes hidden in handbag mirrors, poison disguised as Bayer aspirins and cigarette lighters that released deadly vapors to kill the Allies' high ranks. And even deeper, a… » 4/04/11 11:20am 4/04/11 11:20am