Pools to fallout shelters not a huge leap
Another sign-of-the-times ad, as seen in the Sept. 3, 1964, edition of the Express: A fallout shelter could have been yours for the price of $1,487 fully installed (that’s $11,219 in today…
El accidente del misil nuclear que en 1980 estuvo a punto de borrar del mapa el Estado de Arkansas
Mucho se está hablando en los últimos días del lanzamiento el pasado 13 de abril sobre la población Afgana de Achin, por parte de los Estados Unidos, del misil GBU-43 (conocido popularmente como ‘la madre de todas las bombas’) y el poder de destrucción de la misma.
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Back in the day, you could buy a fallout shelter in the Yellow Pages
In the early Sixties, you could thumb through the Yellow Pages to find a plumber, exterminator, or nuclear defense vault. Here's one such ad from the 1962 Philadelphia Yellow Pages. "Increase your chances of survival by 4,000 percent!"
How to stay safe in the atomic age: Charming posters from 1947 which show the health risks from radiation
It was the dawn of a chilling new age where whole cities could be wiped out with one terrifyingly advanced bomb. But America’s attempt to educate its citizens on the health risks arising from the nuclear threat were a little less sophisticated.
Paranoia In The Age Of Anxiety – Operation Alert – 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room
Click on the link here for Audio Player – Operation Alert 1959 – Conelrad Emergency Broadcast – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If the Cold War period wasn’t frightening enoug…
Anti-Communist propaganda is more awesome than any horror movie poster
Horror movies and Weird Tales magazine have given us some beautiful, spooky and unnerving works of art. But if you really want a dose of scary brilliance? Check out the posters that warned people of the evils of Communism. These are scarier, and more beautiful, than pretty much any horror art you've seen.
What the Cold War Can Teach Us About How Art Shapes Ideologies in Times of Conflict
A new book looks at the role images played in the construction of ideology in the US and the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
All Roads Lead to Civil Defense: Threats have evolved, and so must we.
Our very survival as a nation in a (plausible) worst-case scenario depends on each individual community working to be as prepared and as resilient as it can be. Non-profit civil defense organizations can play a key role.
Chemcraft Atomic 2
From Dec. 1947 Popular Science. Practical follow-up to the version later advertised here. Blogged in Sh**house Rat. Appeared in Fifties Classic 1957. Posted at http://www.blinkbits.com/bits/viewtopic/chemcraft_atomic_2?t=2483853. Also: A blog called El Ángel de Olavide Also: blogged here.