Two researchers investigated the history of uranium cubes and uncovered Nazi Germany's plans to build nuclear reactors at the end of World War II. Adolf Hitler nuclear efforts spurred the creation of the U.S.-led Manhattan Project.
Energy May 2, 2019
Almost 80 years after its tragic end, the wreckage of an Australian ship sunk by a Japanese submarine in World War II has now been found by a team of scientists. Here is the story of how it was discovered.
Ancient April 26, 2019
French researchers were hopeful that they could finally put an end to numerous conspiracy theories regarding the real cause of Adolf Hitler’s death. The team was given the special privilege to examine fragments of Hitler’s teeth.
Feature | Science May 21, 2018
A group of Brazilian scientists calculated the radiation dose in the jawbone of a Hiroshima bombing victim using a technique called electron spin resonance spectroscopy. The technique yielded the exact amount of radiation that can be fatal to humans.
Public Health April 30, 2018
A new piece of research has cast autism pioneer Hans Asperger in a negative light. It was revealed that the doctor worked very carefully with the Nazi Party during World War II.
Neuroscience April 19, 2018
Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg has said that it is about time to bring the franchise back to its roots. The next 'Call of Duty' title will move away from the futuristic setting and return to the WWII stage.
Video Games April 27, 2017
Gearbox Software president and CEO Randy Pitchford called out the striking resemblance between the box art of 'Call of Duty WWII' and 'Brothers in Arms.' Images of the two do seem similar enough to raise questions, so is this just a coincidence?
Video Games April 23, 2017
A team of scientists is looking to explore the wreckage of the USS Independence in the San Francisco coast. The former aircraft carrier was used as a target vessel for atomic bomb testing in the Pacific during the 1940s.
August 23, 2016
Corals record historical events such as the Opium Wars and World War II. The key is their absorption of toxic metals, such as mercury, that are leached into their surroundings.
Earth/Environment June 5, 2016
Museum volunteers acquired a World War 2 device used by Adolf Hitler through an eBay listing. The artifact, which was sold for about $14, is the keyboard of the extremely rare Lorenz teleprinter.
Life & Style May 30, 2016
President Obama has signed a law allowing female World War II pilots to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. The move aims to bring back the honor due to these deserving service members.
Life & Style May 21, 2016
'Mein Kampf' contained Hitler’s anti-communist, anti-Semitic and ultra-nationalist ideologies. The Nazi leader’s personal copy of the book is set to hit the auction block this March.
Arts & Culture March 9, 2016
Jan. 27 was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In observance of the tragic events, Jennifer Teege shared how she discovered that she is related by blood to one of the most sadistic Nazi commandants under Hitler.
Society January 30, 2016
Titled 'Dunkirk', director Christopher Nolan's newest flick will feature Kenneth Branagh and Tom Hardy as British soldiers during one of the most infamous -- and bloodiest -- battles of World War II.
Movies/TV Shows December 28, 2015
This year marks the 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor and here are seven interesting facts about the historical event. It was a catalyst that caused the involvement of United States in World War II.
Society December 7, 2015
Shigeru Mizuki, the Japanese manga artist who created GeGeGe No Kitaro passed away Monday morning, Nov. 30, in a hospital in Tokyo. The 93-year-old mangaka, a war veteran who lost his left arm, is decorated with numerous awards and recognitions.
Society December 1, 2015
Hedy Lamarr is famously known as an exotic Hollywood beauty but it's time to learn more about the actress' contributions to science and technology. Find out how she improved everyone's lives with her patented idea.
Feature November 10, 2015
The story of a six-year-old boy's survival of the Hiroshima bombing was told years ago in a classic comic book. Now, its publishers want to put this important piece of history in schools across America.
Movies/TV Shows September 10, 2015
After sleeping underwater for nearly 60 years, the USS Mission San Miguel, a World War II naval tanker, has been found thanks to routine research assessment off the coast of Hawaii.
Society August 31, 2015
The remains of 36 American servicemen who died during the WWII Battle of Tarawa have finally been returned to United States, courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps and private organization History Flight.
Society July 27, 2015
Mitsubishi Materials is the first Japanese corporation to bow its head in remorse and apologize for its wartime atrocities committed against its enemies.
Society July 21, 2015
Experts used scientific methods and astronomical analysis to divulge more details about the famous 'VJ Day Kiss.' The new study has come up with a precise time of the kiss, which is 5:51 p.m.
Energy June 25, 2015
World War II was unlike anything else mankind has ever seen. With such a massive death count, it can be hard to visualize what happened - but, thanks to a new infographic, it's a bit easier to understand.
Internet Culture June 5, 2015
After 97 years, Henry Johnson, a black World War I hero, is finally awarded a Medal of Honor.
Internet Culture June 2, 2015
The U.S. military will deploy DNA testing to identify the remains of the 'unknown' marines and sailors who were killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Internet Culture April 16, 2015
Wreck of one of the largest warships ever built discovered near the Philippines after an 8-year search. Sunk in 1944, the battleship Musashi lies in 3,200 feet of water.
March 4, 2015
Some Holocaust survivors tell their stories as the 70th anniversary of their liberation draws near.
Feature January 26, 2015
UK teen creates a Nazi Timeline completely out of Lego for a school project.
Geek January 16, 2015
Angelina Jolie's film, Unbroken, is causing an uproar with Japanese nationalists who are accusing her of racism. But historical evidence says otherwise.
Movies/TV Shows December 11, 2014
A letter written by Albert Einstein in 1939 to New York businessman Isidore Zelniker, in which the famed scientist acknowledged efforts in helping Jewish refugees in Europe during World War II, recently sold at auction for $12,500.
Internet Culture November 21, 2014
U.S. intelligence agencies such as the FBI and CIA recruited 1,000 Nazis as spies after World War II. The revelation comes after the declassification of war crime documents.
Society October 29, 2014
Climate change is changing sea levels in the Marshall Islands. A strange discovery of the skeletons of WWII Japanese soldiers is the latest sea level revelation for the Pacific nation that faces extinction as a result of carbon emissions.
Earth/Environment June 9, 2014
The computer scientist, who helped crack the German ciphers during the World War II, has been granted a royal pardon 60 years after his death.
Society December 24, 2013
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