‘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
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
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
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
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
YouTube channel shows what would happen if all nuclear bombs exploded at same time
On Apr 1, 2019 by Josh Katzowitz
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
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
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 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
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
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
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