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Wednesday December 26, 2018. 04:40 PM
Ars plays Star Trek: Bridge Crew Ars and Star Trek go together, as the great philosopher once said, like peas and carrots. You won’t find a dorkier bunch of editors assembled in any one place on the entire Internet—and that’s why playing Star Trek: Bridge Crew was...
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Enlarge / Classic whale tails. (credit: NOAA) On Wednesday, Japan announced that it was pulling out of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), a step that will allow it to restart commercial whaling in the spring. The move comes after a failed attempt to get the IWC to...
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Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you all, beloved readers! It's the day after Christmas and the vast majority of the Ars staff is enjoying their well-earned vacations and preparing to return to work and tackle the new year, but a few of us—Megan, Sam the Red, Dr. Jay, ...
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Enlarge / Collective Suicide (1936), by Mexican muralist David A. Siqueiros, is an example of the 'accidental painting' technique developed by the artist. (credit: A. Aviram/MOMA, New York, via R. Zenit) There's rarely time to write about every cool science story that comes...
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Enlarge / This Google Earth image shows two large Scythian burial mounds, each over 20 meters (65.6 feet) wide. (credit: Caspari et al. 2018) Around 900 BCE, a group of nomads from Siberia called Scythians began spreading across the central Asian steppe, their mounted...
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Enlarge / The Apple Watch series 4. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Farewell, 2018. You brought us Facebook scandal after Facebook scandal, vastly more devices with Alexa and Google Assistant than anyone needs, a nosedive for net neutrality, endless political and regulatory...
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Tuesday December 25, 2018. 05:20 PM
Trailer for Jordan Peele's Us. This Christmas Day, we get our first look at the trailer for Us, Jordan Peele's much-anticipated follow-up to his 2017 film Get Out. And it looks viscerally terrifying in a way his first film, which opted for muted subtlety, was not. Get Out...
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Ars tests an Ultra Saber replica lightsaber (video link) Update: It's Christmas day and Ars staffers are enjoying a winter break (inevitably filled with series binge-watching and fancy egg preparations). As such, we're resurfacing a few favorites from the site archives...
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Enlarge / The 1861 notebook of Sir William Crookes, containing all his data on thallium samples. (credit: SSPL/Getty Images) There's rarely time to write about every cool science story that comes our way. So this year, we're running a special Twelve Days of Christmas series...
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Yesterday, we brought you the most-commented stories of 2018. We're back today with a little more Christmas reading for you: the most-popular stories of 2018. As we have done in the past, we made two different lists: one for features (long-form content like OS reviews) and...
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Monday December 24, 2018. 08:28 PM
Enlarge / Ready to save the day, one side quest at a time. (credit: Insomniac / Sony) Update: It's Christmas Eve and Ars staffers are enjoying a winter break (inevitably filled with Santa horror movies and ample video game time). As such, we're resurfacing a few favorites...
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How can we make wind a more versatile energy source? By adding storage. (credit: Germanborrillo) An energy storage startup that found its footing at Alphabet's X 'moonshot' division announced last week that it will receive $26 million in funding from a group of investors...
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Enlarge / Christmas Eve turns violent for young Thomas as Santa goes on a murderous rampage in Dial Code: Santa Claus. (credit: American Genre Film Archive) One year before young Macauley Culkin gleefully terrorized would-be burglars in the 1990 Christmas classic Home...
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Warning: This story discusses a handful of specific moments from TV in 2018. Though we’ve strived to avoid spoiling anything too major, please note this list includes specific references to The Good Place, Star Trek: Discovery, Westworld, Bojack Horseman, Preacher, The...
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Each year when I write these year-end recaps, I start with something along the lines of 'You thought last year was crazy? Well, this year was even crazier.' Dear reader, I think I can dispense with that introduction—our world's ever-growing craziness has to be a given at...
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Enlarge (credit: Aurich) Before we get on to the list, don't miss this year's Ars Technica Charity Drive sweepstakes. You can win part of nearly $5,000 in prizes, including limited-edition gaming collectibles, all while helping out a good cause. Entries are due by January...
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Sunday December 23, 2018. 04:00 PM
Eric Bangeman One thing I hate in a car is incongruous design. If something looks like it doesn't belong in the car or is out of step with the car's design aesthetic, it bugs the OCD part of me. Although there was plenty to dislike about the Ford EcoSport in general, its...
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Enlarge / Enjoy our favorite podcast discoveries of the year on your favorite generic 'what kind of phone is that' device. (credit: Emilija Manevska / Getty Images) Here at Ars Technica, we love our fair share of podcasts, including our own. That doesn't mean we do a great...
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Enlarge / Civil CEO Matthew Iles, as seen in this promo video. (credit: Freethink / YouTube) In March 2018, Matthew Iles—the head of Civil, an ambitious blockchain-for-journalism startup—stood in a tiny New York conference room with a few colleagues seated around him....
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Saturday December 22, 2018. 05:00 PM
I remember the first time I read Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. It was back in junior high, around 1982, before I knew about the radio series. I got to the part where the automatic door talks to Arthur Dent, and I remember very clearly thinking: “This is ridiculous....
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