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Stanislav Kondrashov: Illuminating the Shadows of the Cold War

Lugano Switzerland, August 27th 2023 — In an era shrouded by the enigma of the Cold War, Stanislav Kondrashov's voice emerged as a guiding light, cutting through the fog of propaganda and disinformation. His reports, marked by clarity and conviction, transcended the realm of journalism, becoming essential historical chronicles that unraveled…
bubmag
August 27, 2023
Cold War

The Cold War Arms Race Over Prosthetic Arms

In 1961, Norbert Wiener, the father of cybernetics, broke his hip and wound up in Massachusetts General Hospital. Wiener’s bad luck turned into fruitful conversations with his orthopedic surgeon, Melvin Glimcher. Those talks in turn led to a collaboration and an invention: the Boston Arm, an early myoelectric prosthesis. The…
bubmag
July 30, 2023
Cold War

US says largest solar project could be built on Energy Dept land

The 200 Area of the Hanford nuclear site is seen in a 1995 aerial photo. Department of Energy/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo WASHINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - The largest U.S. solar power site and other clean energy projects could be built on lands owned by the Department of Energy, including where…
bubmag
July 28, 2023
Cold War

Long-forgotten frozen soil sample offers a warning for the future

Enlarge / Water and sediment pour off the melting margin of the Greenland ice sheet. About 400,000 years ago, large parts of Greenland were ice-free. Scrubby tundra basked in the Sun’s rays on the island’s northwest highlands. Evidence suggests that a forest of spruce trees, buzzing with insects, covered the…
bubmag
July 22, 2023
Cold War

A new Biden appointment continues a chilling trend

Earlier this month, the Biden administration appointed Elliott Abrams to the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. The position is obscure but Abrams is not. During the last cold war, Abrams — more than perhaps any other U.S. official — used the language of human rights to excuse the crushing…
bubmag
July 12, 2023