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Call of Duty: Warzone players create their own nuke out of vehicles

And unsurprisingly, it broke the server. Call of Duty: Warzone has been teasing a nuclear explosion for quite a while now, and although rumours are once again swirling that the destruction of Verdansk is imminent, it seems some players decided to take things into their own hands: by making their very…
bubmag
March 4, 2021
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New President, Same Old Forever War

“Biden deprioritizes the Middle East,” a Politico headline declared. The president, wrote Natasha Bertrand and Lara Seligman, “is tired of dealing with the Middle East—and, barely a month into his tenure, the region has noticed.” That was four days ago. On Thursday, in a rite of passage for any American…
bubmag
February 26, 2021
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The Rise and Fall of the L. Brent Bozells

In The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, a classic 1943 film that traces, in vaguely allegorical fashion, half a century’s evolution in England’s national character, the actress Deborah Kerr plays a series of roles that represent changing incarnations of the ideal British woman. Were a similar technicolor romance to…
bubmag
February 19, 2021
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In Science Fiction, We Are Never Home

This essay first appeared in our “Home” issue way back in 2013. But somehow feels so timely today. Halfway through director Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity, Sandra Bullock suffers the most cosmic case of homesick blues since Keir Dullea was hurled toward the infinite in 2001: A Space Odyssey nearly half a…
bubmag
February 11, 2021
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Blinken: Iran could be weeks away from enough nuclear material for bomb

Iran could be “weeks away” from having sufficient material to develop a nuclear weapon if it continues to violate the 2015 nuclear deal, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Monday in an interview with NBC News. US President Joe Biden’s administration would consider new sanctions against North Korea and…
bubmag
February 1, 2021