A common conspiracy theory states that Hitler didn’t kill himself, but instead, stayed alive and moved to Argentina. How? By using a clever disguise. After all, the führer’s signature look included this atrocious mustache and greasy side part, which could be dropped at a moment’s notice.
This picture was produced in 1944 by makeup artist Eddie Senz to make sure that no matter how the dictator chose to disguise himself, he could still be recognized.
John Glenn Before Blastoff
That thing that looks like a tin tipi in the center of the picture is the Friendship Seven spacecraft. In 1962, this pod, was John Glenn's means of transportation as he safely completed a space trip around Earth's orbit three times.
Friendship Seven was sitting atop a rocket that blasted it into this fearsome journey. The whole ordeal took about five hours and the astronaut thankfully made it home safe.
The United States is doing its best to stay atop all kinds of technology. They are making sure that they are delivering the best money can buy. This prototype of an ejection seat is how the best minds thought back in the day.
The Central Intelligence Agency declassified these pictures in an attempt to provide information on the technology created during the olden days of science.
Just when you thought nuclear explosions couldn’t get much worse – enter the Tsar Bomba. Touted to be the world’s largest nuclear bomb detonated, the bomb was created by the Russian military. This recently declassified picture shows the bomb as it exploded in 1961.
Reportedly, the bomb was 5,000 times stronger than the bombs dropped in Japan during the Second World War.
This is actually a bunker currently used in North Dakota to measure the weather or seismic waves. Though the details are unclear, it was definitively used as a national missile defense system titled Safeguard.
No one knows why the structure is shaped like a pyramid. North Dakota is home to one of the United States’ largest military facilities. What currently goes on in the complex is a mystery.