Coldwar

10.12.15
'Asteroids' travels to the Cold War and beyond in 'VEC9'
10.12.15

'Asteroids' travels to the Cold War and beyond in 'VEC9'

You're a USSR pilot who climbs out of a deep freeze 30 years after the fall of the Soviet Union. Your mission? Destroy.

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08.16.13
CIA documents tip Area 51 as Cold War surveillance site, definitely not an alien cover up
08.16.13

CIA documents tip Area 51 as Cold War surveillance site, definitely not an alien cover up

The truth, as a great man once said, is out there. It's just not 125 miles northwest of Vegas....

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10.04.11
Help for the lost: a fabric antenna to keep you from being a castaway
10.04.11

Help for the lost: a fabric antenna to keep you from being a castaway

Doesn't look like much, does it? But the next time you're lost at sea, you just might be than...

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07.17.11
Russia's RadioAstron telescope finally set to launch, blanket space with its radio eye
07.17.11

Russia's RadioAstron telescope finally set to launch, blanket space with its radio eye

Considering all the space nostalgia we've been swimming in recently, it's somewhat appropriate that...

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06.29.10
Book review: How To Wreck A Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop
06.29.10

Book review: How To Wreck A Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop

How To Wreck A Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop by Dave Tompkins (Stop Smiling...

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09.08.09
Man builds master-slave control suit for robot; master plays tennis, slave makes funny faces
09.08.09

Man builds master-slave control suit for robot; master plays tennis, slave makes funny faces

The robot in the video below doesn't swallow humans or look particularly daemonic; as a matter of f...

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06.04.09
Indicator-6 Nixie clock is handsome, functional, Khruschev-approved
06.04.09

Indicator-6 Nixie clock is handsome, functional, Khruschev-approved

Hoping to relive the days of the Cold War -- you know, without the air raid drills? The handiwork o...

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