Nuclear weapons are as confusing as they are deadly — here are 16 terms you keep hearing and what they actually mean

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KCNA (North Korea)   Nuclear weapons are humankind’s most fearsome creations. In a matter of minutes, one nuclear-armed nation can level dozens of cities, spread radioactive fallout for hundreds or thousands of miles, and wreck Earth’s climate. Most people are familiar with the basics: Slap together enough uranium or plutonium and — kaboom! — you […]

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Here’s what it’s like to spend July 4th in the most expensive vacation town in America

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Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images   Fourth of July in America’s most expensive vacation town — Southampton, New York — can be extravagant. Pool parties and fancy backyard dinners, anyone? These Instagram photos show how it’s done. Good company, delicious food, and plenty of sunshine: That’s the winning formula for any summer vacation. But in certain corners […]

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