This being October, not only is it the time for me to work my butt off every weekend, necessitating use of the pre-scheduling post setting, it's also time for scary stories. You want scary? Check out Robyn's post about nuclear testing. Yeah, those were some scary times... the U.S. was so afraid of the Soviet threat, it became an even bigger threat to its own existence. Robyn has that covered too.
Personally, I think the scariest of all of the proposals in the New Clear Age of the Atom was Project Plowshare:
No, that wasn't a satire. I sure wish it were!