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The rise and fall of the American fallout shelter

The rise and fall of the American fallout shelter

“4…3…2…1” “T-Zero!” This is the Operation Ivy nuclear test in 1952. And this is using a level for really nice masonry on your fallout shelter. It’s from 1960’s Walt Builds a Family Fallout Shelter. The idea was that you’d deck out your basement so you’d be safe when the bomb went off and this happened. …

The Survival of the Sea Turtle

The Survival of the Sea Turtle

Sea turtles are miraculous. First, they’ve been around since the late Jurassic, roughly 150 million years ago. Cohorts of the dinosaurs, sea turtles have survived through the challenges of eons, existing still today, where many others have ended their evolutionary run. Second, throughout the centuries and up till today, every living adult sea turtle has …

Exploring an Abandoned Fortress!

Exploring an Abandoned Fortress!

(suspenseful music) (panting) – Mario! Mark! Where are you? (tropical music) As you leave the coast of Portland, Maine, behind, you don’t have to travel far to find adventure. And today, the crew and I are going to explore an abandoned island that is home to one incredible historic landmark. Located in Casco Bay, Hog …