Donald Trump made a $1 trillion error about nuclear weapons during the first presidential debate

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 27, 2016 - 2:01pm

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Donald Trump made a $1 trillion error when talking about the US military's nuclear arsenal during Monday's presidential debate.

After Lester Holt asked whether he would be against using a "nuclear first strike" — the idea of using nukes preemptively — the Republican presidential nominee first answered by criticizing the US military's existing nuclear weapons programs.

New Hacking MUD Encourages Players To Screw Each Other Over

Submitted by Gizmodo on September 27, 2016 - 2:00pm

It’s 2016 and I’m addicted to a text-based game whose fuel is foul play. Hackmud’s only setting is a terminal; its only gameplay, writing scripts. It’s a cyberpunk multi-user domain (MUD) in the ‘80s style, an MMORPG, in which you are role-playing a hacker. It’s a simple pretense that, as the game unravels, feels tremendous with possibility.

The US government doesn't want to put VW out of business

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 27, 2016 - 1:57pm

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As a result of cheating on emission tests with half a million vehicles in the US, Volkswagen is set to pay the largest fine in the history of car business: $16.5 billion.

Of course, VW is a very big company, selling millions of vehicles worldwide, so it can take the punishment. But that doesn't mean it isn't going to hurt.

JCPenney has a new clothing line for millennial men — but it misses the mark for 3 reasons

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 27, 2016 - 1:52pm


JCPenney is targeting millennial men with a new clothing line endorsed by Russell Simmons.  

It's called Argyleculture. #Argylelife is emblazoned across the website, in case you didn't already get that it's targeting millennials. Previously, Argyleculture was sold at Macy's.

SpaceX unveils the Interplanetary Transport System, a spaceship and rocket to colonize Mars

Submitted by The Verge on September 27, 2016 - 1:49pm

Private spaceflight company SpaceX has released a video that details its long-awaited "Interplanetary Transport System." The video was published less than an hour before CEO Elon Musk was scheduled to detail the system at the International Astronautical Conference in Guadalajara, Mexico.

What it's like to live inside one of the iconic 'Painted Lady' homes in San Francisco

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 27, 2016 - 1:46pm

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Imagine coming home from work and finding dozens of tourists parked across the street, snapping photos and singing the theme song from '90s sitcom "Full House."

For San Francisco homeowners Come Lague and Charlene Li, the scene described is part of their everyday routine.


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