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Inside a Ghost Fleet Ship – AS-32 U.S.S. Holland

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Floating in the brackish waters of Suisun Bay is a fleet of decaying ships, many which have outlived their useful lives. Known as the Ghost Fleet, a few of these ladies of the deep have survived long enough to serve in three wars.
Gaining access to these closely-watched vessels is a privilege given to a chosen [...]

An Epic Journey through Vandenberg ICBM Sites

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

I see urban exploration as the hobby of appreciating things which, decades after their creation, still manage to make us open our jaws agape at the ingenuity of the human soul. Often, however, such ingenuity is misplaced in hubris. Vandenberg was a logical step at illustrating such schizophrenia of the technocratic imagination – for it [...]

Atomic Cafe: America in the Era of the A-Bomb

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

It’s easy to forget – at least for me – the proximity with which our current times coincide with one of the most monumental eras of our modern time. What I speak of is the era of the atomic weapon.
It was only 60 years ago that the doomsday machine was set into motion and [...]

 
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