North Korea: Will mini nukes become an option for Trump?

In the Cold War era, the deterrence approach could be described as the bigger the nuclear bomb, the better. Are new mini nukes the right solution instead for today’s threat of a nuclear war?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/07/north-korea-will-mini-nukes-become-option-for-trump.html

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NASA plans to crash a satellite into an asteroid

If you’re the sort who lies awake at night in a cold sweat, holding your breath, worrying that an asteroid is going to hit the Earth and wipe out the world as you know it, your worries could soon be over.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/05/nasa-plans-to-crash-satellite-into-asteroid.html

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Cold War nuclear weapons warped Earth's magnetosphere – revealing what the true fallout could be if World War 3 broke out

NASA have released chilling details about how Cold War nuke tests affected our planet.Several nuclear tests were carried out by the US and the Soviet Union in the 1950s and 60s.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/22/cold-war-nuclear-weapons-warped-earths-magnetosphere-revealing-what-true-fallout-could-be-if-world-war-3-broke-out.html

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Your computer mouse may be opening the door for hackers

If you think about catching a cold, you know you feel miserable, but you don’t have a clue how you got it. You can catch a cold from standing close to someone who’s sick or turning a doorknob that they touched. That’s similar to how airborne viruses infect computer systems with malware. These viruses spread over Wi-Fi connections, from one computer to another.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/04/your-computer-mouse-may-be-opening-door-for-hackers.html

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Cold War-era weaponry in pictures

The battle against Islamic State has highlighted the extent to which Cold War-era weaponry is deployed on the battlefield. From battle tanks to AK-47 assault rifles, these weapons are still widely used around the world.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/slideshow/2015/09/17/cold-war-era-weaponry-in-pictures/

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Dell XPS 13 review: Better than the MacBook Air

“I’ll give you my Mac when you pry it from my cold, dead hands” — might be the mantra of most Mac users. I can say that the new Dell XPS 13 is good enough to pry a MacBook from my — albeit animate — hands. I’ve been using the redesigned 2015 XPS 13 for the last several months and it was surprisingly easy to relegate my MacBook to backup status.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/02/dell-xps-13-review-better-than-macbook-air/

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Apple 'not likely' to ship redesigned power adapter, Lightning cable with 'iPhone 6'

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo on Monday poured cold water on recent rumors that Apple was preparing to migrate to a reversible version of the Lightning charge cable as well as a larger, possibly more powerful iPhone power adapter alongside its next-generation handset.



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The Goldilocks Method: Shopping for a weapon that's just right

Where can you find just the right guided missile for hot and cold targets, disposable rocket launchers – or even the ultimate Silver Bullet?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/06/23/goldilocks-method-shopping-for-weapon-that-just-right-eurosatory/

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B-52 receives first tech upgrade since 1961: Now with color screens and wireless networking

The B-52H, with a display of its various armaments
The B-52 Stratofortress, which first entered service as a nuclear deterrent during the Cold War in 1952, has received its first ever technology overhaul. This overhaul, dubbed CONECT, brings the B-52H bomber kicking and screaming into the late 20th century, with a digital intercom system, color displays, a LAN for the plane’s various systems, and other bleeding-edge upgrades. Previously, the B-52H was a mishmash of digital and analog systems, with monochrome displays and targeting systems that had to be manually programmed from pen-and-paper coordinates. You’ll be glad to hear that, like the plane’s original load-out, all of the new systems have been radiation shielded for nuclear apocalypse warfare.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/183080-b-52-receives-first-tech-upgrade-since-1961-now-with-color-screens-and-wireless-networking

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U-2 Cold War spy plane causes air traffic control to crash, grounds hundreds of planes

U-2 Dragon Lady, in flight
Last week, a 1950s Cold War spy plane — the Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady — caused hundreds of planes across the US to be grounded for an hour, and delaying hundreds more that were already airborne. The U-2, which was just minding its own business at an altitude of 60,000 feet above southern California, triggered a software bug that caused the FAA’s air traffic control system to “overload” and shut down. The backup system also failed, presumably for similar reasons. The beautiful irony is that both the plane and the air traffic control software were created by Lockheed. How did an ancient plane that has been trawling the skies for almost 60 years cause such a catastrophic failure?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/181917-u-2-cold-war-spy-plane-causes-air-traffic-control-to-crash-grounds-hundreds-of-planes

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