Think HBO’s Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s

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HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature of Chernobyl almost pales in comparison to some of the things that were shown in the 1950s. Like this British short…

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https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/think-hbos-chernobyl-is-brutal-check-out-this-haunting-1835149676

Declassified U2 Spy Plane Photos Expose Hidden Archaeological Sites

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During the Cold War, the United States flew U2 spy planes over Europe, the Middle East, and central eastern Asia in search of potential military targets. These missions inadvertently gathered historical information, which archaeologists are now using for scientific purposes.

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https://gizmodo.com/declassified-u2-spy-plane-photos-expose-hidden-archaeol-1833917444