May 25th, 2019 08:56 AM
The Computer Lab's Beyond Cyberpunk Hypercard stack (credit: Beyond Cyberpunk!) Update: It's Memorial Day weekend here in the US, and the Ars staff has a long weekend accordingly. Many will spend that time relaxing or traveling with family, but maybe someone will dust off their old MacIntosh and fire up Hypercard, a beloved bit of Apple software and development kit in the pre-Web era. The application turns 32 later this summer, so with staff off we thought it was time to resurface this look...
May 25th, 2019 08:00 AM
One evening last November, a young woman named Neha was feeding her infant son inside their house in Runkata, a small town in the outskirts of Agra, India. Suddenly, a monkey broke into the house, snatched the baby boy from her arms, and made away with him. Neighbors chased the unexpected kidnapper with stones, but to…
May 24th, 2019 10:00 AM
Any time you see a pilot or flight attendant rolling a suitcase through the airport, there’s a really good chance that bag was made by Travelpro.
May 25th, 2019 09:30 AM
May 25th, 2019 08:38 AM
Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, of Britain, died at about 28,215 feet on Saturday, the authorities said, in a year of record attempts this season and the worst toll in decades.
May 25th, 2019 09:00 AM
In Chinese science fiction author Chen Qiufan’s debut novel Waste Tide, a young woman finds herself transformed and stuck in the midst of a vicious power struggle between factions in the polluted, fictitious Silicon Isle in Guiyu, China. It’s a near-future science fiction thriller that feels pressingly relevant in 2019, about the pressures that advanced capitalism and technology exert on the most vulnerable people on Earth. Silicon Isle is a dump — literally. It’s where the world drops off...
May 25th, 2019 09:00 AM
Nobody has defended Antetokounmpo for more possessions than Indiana’s Thaddeus Young. Here are his keys for stopping the Greek Freak. Kawhi Leonard is having a tremendous amount of success as Giannis Antetokounmpo’s primary defender since he switched onto him in Game 3. The Toronto Raptors have won three straight since that move; in 112 possessions against Leonard, Giannis has only made nine baskets. Of course, Leonard’s stranglehold wouldn’t be possible without a disciplined, team-wide...
May 24th, 2019 05:10 PM
Special counsel Robert Mueller doesn't want to testify in public, want to avoid "spectacle," according to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler