The Radioactive Coconuts of Bikini Atoll

The Marshal Islands

When you hear the name Bikini Atoll, your mental image of the place will depend largely on your age. It’s either the home of SpongeBob SquarePants from the TV show of the same name or it’s the home of Godzilla. Or it may conjure up images of its original purpose, the purpose that cemented it in pop-culture in the first place. For those that don’t know, Bikini Atoll was the US’ test site during the 1940s and 1950s for…



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A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once