An Avalanche of Errors Led to the False Missile Alert in Hawaii
The FCC heard a preliminary report from an investigation into what went wrong.
In a world perpetually on the brink of nuclear destruction, there can only be so many false alarms—right?
Go Ahead and Put Your Password on a Post-It Note
Many are shaming the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency for keeping passwords on post-its, but the practice isn’t always a terrible idea.
Facebook Is Disrupting North Korean Hacking Operations
The company's announcements came on the heels of the US government’s public accusation blaming the North Korean government for WannaCry.
Why Is the Air Force Using Stealth Fighters to Blow Up Crude Drug Labs?
"The reality is we are fighting two wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the F-22 has not performed a single mission in either theater."
Experts Tell Senate: Don't Limit the President's Nuclear Authority
For the first time in 41 years, a congressional hearing was held on the subject of the President’s authority to launch nuclear weapons.
Edward Teller: the Real-Life Dr. Strangelove
In this documentary, Motherboard explores the life and legacy of the father of the hydrogen bomb.
Scientists Tell Us What Would Happen If North Korea Detonated a Hydrogen Bomb Underwater
North Korea’s underwater nuclear test seems more and more likely—but what happens after the bomb goes off?
Trump’s North Korea Tweets Aren’t a 'Declaration of War'
Remember: Technically, the president doesn't have the power, on social media or otherwise, to formally declare war.
We Asked a Doomsday Clock Scientist About Trump's 'Fire and Fury' Threat
We’re closer to the apocalypse than any other time in modern history.
Hackers Behind WannaCry Cashed Out Bitcoin While No One Was Watching
Hackers behind two strains of WannaCry have moved out their bitcoin proceedings in a very similar way.
Why Does North Korea Keep Photoshopping Kim Jong-un’s Ears?
Forensic software reveals how Kim Jong-un is frequently Photoshopped to “look a bit more handsome” than he is in real life.
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