The Great Emu War

Listen to this article: Australian farms were under attack. They requested help from the government, and the government obliged. In 1932, nearly 10,000 rounds of machine gun fire was used against the enemy. While Australia suffered no casualties (and killed thousands), in the end the military pulled back in failure. What was this unstoppable force? Emus.

Nuclear Test… Noticed

Listen to this article: While researching the Cold War for the latest episode of Rarities, a question came to mind… With nuclear weapons being so cataclysmic, were early tests noticed by civilians? The answer is not only yes, but also that the radiation was measured and recorded by some. Such was the case with the […]