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Submission + - Black veteran has meal at Chili's taken away because of Trump supporters (huffingtonpost.com) 2

haruchai writes: Week 1 in Donald Trump's America:
Ernest Walker, an African-American veteran accompanied by his service dog, was enjoying a free Veteran's Day meal at a Chili's in Cedar Hill, Texas when challenged by the manager whether he was truly a veteran and if his service dog was legit.
Despite being shown ID & discharge papers, the manager took away Walker's food,
Walker claims the incident was prompted by an elderly Trump supporter who said that blacks weren't allowed to serve in Germany and a real soldier wouldn't keep his cap on indoors.

Submission + - GOP headquarters in North Carolina destroyed by firebomb (nytimes.com)

haruchai writes: The Republican Party offices in North Carolina's Orange County was hit by a firebomb last night and warnings for the "Nazi GOPers" to leave town were painted on a nearby building. Clinton supporters on Facebook were quick to blame it on radical rightwingers, comparing it to the Reichstag fire of 1933 that allowed the Nazis to become the dominant party and has long been suspected of being a "false flag".
As some Dems have claimed, "why would we do this? We're winning"

Submission + - Tesla reveals slew of Autopilot improvements in upcoming 8.0 firmware (tesla.com)

haruchai writes: Less than 2 months after parting ways with optical driver assistance systems maker Mobileye, Elon Musk and Tesla have revealed the soon-to-be released feature upgrades for Autopilot — and it's all about radar, baby!!

Musk claims a dramatic reduction in false braking events, stating that most drivers may never experience another for the lifetime of the car and that v8.0 will give access to 6 times as many radar objects with far more detail and no new hardware required.
More at Electrek — https://electrek.co/2016/09/11...

Submission + - High-Energy Rechargeable Molten-Air batteries developed at George Washington U

haruchai writes: Researchers have demonstrated what's considered a new class of battery, using either iron, carbon or vanadium-boride as the anode.
Energy densities are from 10%-70% that of gasoline by weight, or 100%-250% by volume and the batteries have an operating temp of ~700 C

Phys.org story: http://phys.org/news/2013-09-molten-air-battery-storage-capacity-highest.html
Arxiv.org paper: http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1307/1307.1305.pdf

Submission + - Hans Reiser sued by own kids for $15 million (ktvu.com) 1

haruchai writes: The Reiser kids, now aged 12 and 11 have had a lawsuit filed against the former Linux developer, inventor of ReiserFS and convicted murderer of the mother of his children, to the tune of $15 million.
It's believed he may have hidden assets and a judgment is sought so a search for these can be conducted.

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