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Top 10 Headlines Today: Cannibal Colonists, Bone-Eating Worms…

The top 10 stories on our radar today: Archaeologists find evidence of cannibalism at historic Jamestown, zombie worms munch on whale bones, and…

Nine Days in August 1945

On August 6, 1945 the United States detonated the first nuclear weapon over another country — dropping a fission device on Hiroshima — and just three days later, dropped a second bomb on Nagasaki. The first wiped out 90% of its target and resulted in approximately 80,000 immediate deaths, the second in approximately 40,000 deaths.…