The Soviets May Have Once Built a Secret Nuclear-Powered Land-Submarine to Attack America

You know the scene at the end of The Incredibles—and the start of The Incredibles 2—that has the troglodyte supervillian the Underminer bursting out from underground in a colossal drilling machine? Well, during the Cold War, the Soviet Union was actually developing just such a digging machine, a brutal,…

Remember When A U.S. And A Soviet Nuclear Submarine Accidentally Crashed Into Each Other?

In the thick of the Cold War, the nuclear submarine USS James Madison crashed into a Soviet nuclear sub off the coast of Scotland in November of 1974. It was one of the most mysterious episodes of the Cold War, and now we finally have official confirmation from a declassified memo published in the CIA document dump…

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