Atom Bomb exploded over Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945. World War 2

Conspiracy theorists now think nuclear bombs are fake

Such absurd claims are easily debunked.

On Jul 11, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Nuclear Missiles With Warhead Aimed at Gloomy Sky with Tweet in top left corner by @DEFCONWSALERTS 'We are currently evaluating rumours of nuclear movement in Russia. Please remember that these are rumours only with no verification at the moment.'

‘Blue check nuclear alarmism’: Verified ‘DEFCON Warning System’ stokes fears online with Russian nuke rumor

Experts are criticizing the little-known group.

On May 4, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Lawmakers introduce legislation to prevent AI from launching a nuke

'Nuclear weapons are horrifically damaging and devastating... we can’t allow robots to hold the power to command them'

On Apr 27, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Vladimir Putin speaking in front of blue background

Past Russian disinformation efforts recirculate in wake of ‘dirty bomb’ claims

Russian government accounts are being bombarded with their old tweets calling the invasion fake news.

On Oct 27, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

A tweet from USSTRATCOM

The agency that controls U.S. nukes had its Twitter account accessed by a child

Twitter users jokingly feared that the agency responsible for the U.S. nuclear arsenal had been overtaken.

On Mar 29, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

An explosion in Lebanon

No, the explosion in Beirut was not ‘atomic’

Nuclear weapons experts tell the Daily Dot why the explosion was not 'atomic.'

On Aug 4, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

Donald Trump Nuke Hurricanes Tweet

Trump says he never floated the idea of nuking hurricanes


On Aug 26, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

Nuclear bombs YouTube In a Nutshell

YouTube channel shows what would happen if all nuclear bombs exploded at same time


On Apr 1, 2019 by Josh Katzowitz

Two Democratic senators have called on President Donald Trump to resign amid a renewed call from the numerous women who have come forward and said he engaged in sexual misconduct with them in the past for Congress to launch an investigation into their claims.

Trump: Other nations must ‘lead the way’ toward nuclear disarmament

The comments came as the Pentagon requested $24 billion for nuclear weaponry.

On Feb 12, 2018 by David Gilmour

hawaii missile interface alarm

This is the awful interface that led Hawaii to send out a false missile alert

A new option was added so authorities can quickly alert residents of a false alarm.

On Jan 16, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

ajit pai fcc chairman hawaii alert

FCC launches investigation into Hawaii’s false ‘ballistic missile’ alarm

Chairman Ajit Pai called it 'absolutely unacceptable.'

On Jan 15, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

hawaii warning missile threat false alarm

Hawaii residents wake up to false warnings of a ‘ballistic missile threat’ on their phones

People thought, 'We’ve got 15 minutes before me and my family could be dead.'

On Jan 13, 2018 by Jessica Machado

Donald Trump and the North Korean flag

Senators to introduce bill that keeps Trump from preemptively nuking North Korea

A new bill would require authorization from Congress for any preemptive strike.

On Oct 26, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

Donald Trump riding the bomb from Dr Strangelove

Trump reportedly wanted to increase U.S. nuclear arsenal by nearly tenfold

The meeting apparently led to Secretary Rex Tillerson calling Trump a 'moron.'

On Oct 11, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

North Korea missile test failure

Trump lashes out after North Korea conducts powerful nuclear test

Trump, in part, pushed the blame on China and South Korea.

On Sep 3, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz