How To Be A Retronaut has an arresting set of images of Burlington, the 35-acre “Cold War City” lying twelve stories beneath Wiltshire, England. Built during the 1950s, it was to be home to the prime minister and a few thousand others in the event of nuclear apocalypse. With record players, rotary phones, and Singer sewing machines folding out from enclosures in the walls, it makes the prospect of a post-disaster future seems quite charming:
It was equipped with the second largest telephone exchange in Britain and a BBC studio from where the prime minister could make broadcasts to what remained of the nation. 100,000 lamps that lit its streets and guided the way to a pub modeled on the Red Lion in Whitehall. The bunker’s very existence was meant to be top secret until it was decommissioned in 2004.
World's top bankers fly in to meet at secret location - trouble on the horizon
THE world's top central bankers began arriving in Australia yesterday as renewed fears about the strength of the global economic recovery gripped world share markets.
Representatives from 24 central banks and...
"A social engineering bill to restrict residence in the suburbs and rural areas and force Americans into city centers has passed the United States Senate Banking Committee and is on the fast track to passage in the Senate.
The bill is called the Livable Communities Act (SB 1619) and it was...
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SECRET RUSSIA: MOSCOW — THE ZOMBIES OF THE RED CZARS
Original url: http://www.raven1.net/russvid.htm
Published: December 22, 1998 German ZDF TV
NARRATOR: The Kremlin. Until shortly the symbol of absolute power. The dream of the red czars was a...
Baku: The rapidly soaring child cancer rate in the southern Iraqi province of Basra has prompted the officials in the country to open the countrys first specialist cancer hospital for children in the provinces capital, APA reports quoting Press TV. Since 1993, Basra province has witnessed a...
The first fraternal benefit societies came into being after the Civil War and by 1880 had grown quite popular. They answered a real need--the need for affordable life insurance in an age when the loss of a breadwinner frequently meant instant destitution for his family. Unfortunately for...
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