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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12 smart home gadgets that practically clean the house for you

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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Mentally, I’m a very organized person, but I’ve never claimed the same for my physical surroundings. The various apartments I’ve lived in over the years would never win […]

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