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Life-saving evacuation lessons from 9/11

The 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center led to reshaping homeland security and the way we respond to a crisis. The terrorist attacks didn’t stop architects from designing massive buildings… But the tragedy of 9/11 did prompt important changes in the way these buildings are built. The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued …


Operation Paperclip and the Nazis

When World War II ended, a new race started. The allies who had defeated Hitler were competing against each other for intelligence. This is why a secret U.S. program recruited Nazis to work for the U.S. government. In 1945, the Joint Intelligence Objectives Agency was tasked with identifying German doctors, engineers, and scientists that were …

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