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  • In September Right Window will be showing the Plastic Exploding Inevitable PEI, a spawn of the Toxic Reef, aka Bikini Atoll, made from plastic bags and other refused and recycled materials.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • In the wake of climate change, Bikini Atoll is slated for submergence under the rising waters of the South Pacific.

    The English Is Coming!

  • On July 1, 1946, the world was captivated by news pouring out from Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The initial Bikini Atoll test marked only the fourth time that a nuclear weapon had been detonated, and the first occasion on which one would be exploded without blanket secrecy or wartime stealth.

    The English Is Coming!

  • In the Marshallese language of Bikini Atoll, iju means “star.”

    The English Is Coming!

  • What about the inhabitants of Bikini Atoll, where some of the fewer than eighty thousand people speak varieties of Marshallese, languages of the Austronesian family?

    The English Is Coming!

  • In Marshallese, the language of Bikini Atoll, hello and bye alike are conveyed in the word kwe, which also means love.i In English, the expression bye was once similarly fulsome: God be with you.

    The English Is Coming!

  • With the Bikini Atoll atom bomb test then a top news story, Réard cut his bathing suit from fabric printed with newspaper headlines.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Any lingering aura of weapons testing seemed to have vanished from the word bikini by the 1960s, when what was left of Bikini Atoll itself was largely forgotten.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Corbis A cone of vapor surrounds the 11-megaton explosion of the 'Romeo' thermonuclear device, detonated on Bikini Atoll in March 1954.

    Fearsome Peacekeepers

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