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The Doomsday Clock Remains At 3 Minutes To Midnight, But That's Horrible News

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced today that the Doomsday Clock, which represents our proximity to an apocalyptic event, will remain at three minutes to midnight. But that’s still terrifying.


How Nuke-Sniffing Air Force Planes Are Hunting For North Korea's H-Bomb

Late last night, North Korea said it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, triggering a mini, human-made earthquake near the test site and causing the UN Security Council to call an emergency meeting. Hydrogen bombs are even more destructive than nuclear bombs, so it’s very scary — but experts think North Korea’s bluffing. How can we make sure? Nuclear debris-sniffing aeroplanes, duh.


North Korea Claims Successful Thermonuclear Bomb Test

North Korea has announced that it had successfully detonated a “miniaturised” hydrogen bomb, which is set to trigger global repercussions. Though the claims are as yet unconfirmed, a blast — earlier believed to have been a 5.1 magnitude earthquake — was registered near the North Korean city of Sungjibaegam late yesterday.


North Korea's Red Star OS Borrows Kaspersky's WAV Files, Traces Files Offline

North Korea published the latest version of Red Star back in 2013, but it wasn’t until last year that code for the state-sanctioned operating system leaked online. Some intrepid investigators have spent some time pouring over the totalitarian’s build of Linux, and they discovered some interesting things.


Virtual Reality Lets You Live The News Instead Of Reading It

I look to my left and see a sorrowful parent sitting on the curb, comforting his daughter. I look to my right, and I see notes of sympathy among many flowers. Around me, I hear people murmuring respects and singing in French. I’m in the middle of a vigil in the streets of Paris, a week after last month’s tragic shooting.


North Korea Says It Has A Hydrogen Bomb, Experts Call BS

East Asia’s secluded dictatorship says it’s got the technology to make monstrously destructive hydrogen bombs. Fat chance, say some defence experts.


Watch A North Korean Military Parade In VR With This Free App

I went to Pyongyang today: I stayed in an immaculate North Korean hotel room, watched as the country’s ballistic missiles paraded past me, and saw thousands of followers wave flags and flowers in honour of their leader.


If You're Travelling To North Korea, Expect Customs To Check Your Browser History

The same isolated, dictatorial nation that’s currently expanding its nuclear test sites also wants to attract more foreign tourists. But visitors are subject to a ridiculous battery of tech-combing security inspections — including a very fine-grained look at your internet habits.


Report: The 'Internet Room' In North Korea's Airport Now Actually Has Internet

Back in August reports coming out of North Korea claimed that their new airport terminal had an “internet room” which, contrary to its name, didn’t have any actual connection to the internet. But that seems to have changed.


The 'Internet Room' In North Korea's New Airport Doesn't Have Any Internet

North Korea has recently made an effort to boost tourism in the authoritarian country. One tactic is the opening of a shiny new airport, complete with modern amenities like an “internet room.” The only problem? The internet room doesn’t seem to have any internet.


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