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THE WAVE TAKES US ON A TRIPPY, SURREAL JOURNEY THROUGH A FRACTURED TIMELINE

Trailer for The Wave . An ethically challenged insurance lawyer finds himself on a bad hallucinogenic trip that makes him question...

As sea levels rise, little of the United States will be unaffected

AS SEA LEVELS RISE, LITTLE OF THE UNITED STATES WILL BE UNAFFECTED

Enlarge The United States is rich enough, industrialized enough, and far enough from the tropics that the rising temperatures of our...

 
 
 
Patreon can't solve its porn pirate problem

PATREON CAN'T SOLVE ITS PORN PIRATE PROBLEM

Enlarge Last fall, a prolific photographer who asked not to be named noticed a sharp, unexplained drop-off in earnings on his Patreon...

Tesla needs to fix Autopilot safety flaws, demands Senator Markey

TESLA NEEDS TO FIX AUTOPILOT SAFETY FLAWS, DEMANDS SENATOR MARKEY

Enlarge / Tesla says that Autopilot users should always keep both hands on the steering wheel. On Friday, Sen. Edward Markey called...

 
 
 
Low turnout and polarization are a deadly combo for electoral stability

LOW TURNOUT AND POLARIZATION ARE A DEADLY COMBO FOR ELECTORAL STABILITY

Enlarge When people talk about elections like horse races, policy doesn't matter-all we care about is who's likely to win. In this...

COLOR OUT OF SPACE REVIEW: NIC CAGE + LOVECRAFT = MATCH MADE IN R‘LYEH

A glowing purple meteorite makes life, uh, difficult and gross for an isolated farm family after it crashes in their yard in the new...

 
 
 
The most complete brain map ever is here: A fly's “connectome“

THE MOST COMPLETE BRAIN MAP EVER IS HERE: A FLY'S “CONNECTOME“

Enlarge When asked what's so special about Drosophila melanogaster , or the common fruit fly, Gerry Rubin quickly gets on a roll....

After 3000 years, we can hear the “voice” of a mummified Egyptian priest

AFTER 3000 YEARS, WE CAN HEAR THE “VOICE” OF A MUMMIFIED EGYPTIAN PRIEST

Enlarge / The mummy of Nesyamun, a priest who lived in Thebes about 3,000 years ago, is ready for his CT scan. (credit: Leeds Teaching...

 
 
 
Apple introduces its large-scale gym partnership program, Apple Watch Connected

APPLE INTRODUCES ITS LARGE-SCALE GYM PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM, APPLE WATCH CONNECTED

Enlarge / The Apple Watch Series 5. According to a report from CNBC , Apple this week introduced "Apple Watch Connected," an initiative...

Star Trek: Picard frontloads fanservice so it can get on with going boldly

STAR TREK: PICARD FRONTLOADS FANSERVICE SO IT CAN GET ON WITH GOING BOLDLY

Enlarge / The character Picard's first impulse is to be comforting and safe. The show Picard's first impulse is to slowly tear down...

 
 
 

HOW TO GET STAR FOX 64 SHIPS INTO OCARINA OF TIME, NO HACKING REQUIRED

Watch More ACE stuff from Zfg1 on In my years writing about games for Ars, I've covered my fair share of surprising glitches , long-secret...

China locks down 35M people as US confirms second coronavirus case

CHINA LOCKS DOWN 35M PEOPLE AS US CONFIRMS SECOND CORONAVIRUS CASE

Enlarge / SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - JANUARY 24: Disinfection workers wearing protective gear spray anti-septic solution in a train terminal...

 
 
 
Google I/O 2020 set for May 12-14 at Shoreline Amphitheater

GOOGLE I/O 2020 SET FOR MAY 12-14 AT SHORELINE AMPHITHEATER

The Shoreline Amphitheater, the home of Google I/O. It's right in Google's backyard. The dates are set for Google I/O 2020-Google's...

Why can't I remember? Model may show how recall can fail

WHY CAN'T I REMEMBER? MODEL MAY SHOW HOW RECALL CAN FAIL

Enlarge Physicists can create serious mathematical models of stuff that is very far from physics-like biology or the human brain....

 
 
 
Samsung Galaxy Fold review: The future is an ugly disappointment

SAMSUNG GALAXY FOLD REVIEW: THE FUTURE IS AN UGLY DISAPPOINTMENT

The Galaxy Fold, screen off, featuring the big crease down the middle. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] The Galaxy Fold was supposed to be The...

Rocket Report: It takes three years to build an SLS? Long March 5B coming

ROCKET REPORT: IT TAKES THREE YEARS TO BUILD AN SLS? LONG MARCH 5B COMING

Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. Welcome to Edition 2.29 of the Rocket Report! This week saw SpaceX complete...

 
 
 
Librem 5 phone hands on-A proof of concept for the open source smartphone

LIBREM 5 PHONE HANDS ON-A PROOF OF CONCEPT FOR THE OPEN SOURCE SMARTPHONE

The Librem 5. This is the home screen, I guess? It is just totally blank. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] It is hard to do something truly different...

Mac users are getting bombarded by laughably unsophisticated malware

MAC USERS ARE GETTING BOMBARDED BY LAUGHABLY UNSOPHISTICATED MALWARE

Enlarge Almost two years have passed since the appearance of Shlayer , a piece of Mac malware that gets installed by tricking targets...

 
 
 
Time check: Examining the Doomsday Clock's move to 100 seconds to midnight

TIME CHECK: EXAMINING THE DOOMSDAY CLOCK'S MOVE TO 100 SECONDS TO MIDNIGHT

Enlarge / The Doomsday Clock reads 100 seconds to midnight, a decision made by The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, during an announcement...

CenturyLink, Frontier took FCC cash, failed to deploy all required broadband

CENTURYLINK, FRONTIER TOOK FCC CASH, FAILED TO DEPLOY ALL REQUIRED BROADBAND

Enlarge / A CenturyLink repair truck in Estes Park, Colorado, in 2018. CenturyLink and Frontier Communications have apparently failed...

 
 
 



Pro Bowl 2020 live stream: how to watch the NFL all-star game online from...

Pro Bowl 2020 live stream: how to watch the NFL all-star game online from anywhere

With just one week to go before the 49ers and Chiefs battle it out at the Super Bowl , the best NFL players from the AFC and NFC are heading to Camping World Stadium in Orlando... Read more ...

Rumor: iOS 14 to support all of the same iPhones as iOS 13, including iPhone SE

Rumor: iOS 14 to support all of the same iPhones as iOS 13, including iPhone SE

Apple is expected to unveil iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 at WWDC in June. Ahead of that release, a new rumor from French site iPhonesoft suggests that this year's iOS release will... Read more ...

Google's 2020 Grammys ‘Most Searched' ad marks Black History Month

Google's 2020 Grammys ‘Most Searched' ad marks Black History Month

During the 2020 Grammy Awards, Google will air an ad called “The Most Searched” as a “Celebration of Black History Makers.” It's a look at “Black icons, events and movements... Read more ...

IPhone 9, 13-inch MacBook update, Apple Watch - is an Apple event around the...

IPhone 9, 13-inch MacBook update, Apple Watch - is an Apple event around the corner?

It's still too early to call it, but there just might be enough rumors circulating to predict a Spring 2020 Apple Event. From iPhone 9 to Product Apple Watches, it's not hard... Read more ...

Rumored specs call for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip to be powered by an...

Rumored specs call for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip to be powered by an overclocked Snapdragon chipset

The will be the manufacturer's next foldable phone and should be introduced at the Samsung Unpacked event on February 11th alongside the flagship Galaxy S20 series. The Galaxy... Read more ...

This week's top stories: Pixel Buds get certified, WhatsApp hits 5 billion...

This week's top stories: Pixel Buds get certified, WhatsApp hits 5 billion installs, more

In this week's top stories: the 2020 Google Pixel Buds get certified by the Bluetooth SIG, WhatsApp reaches a massive five billion installs, potential pricing for the Galaxy... Read more ...

Philips TV 2020: every OLED, LED, and Ambilight set coming this year

Philips TV 2020: every OLED, LED, and Ambilight set coming this year

What's new with Philips TVs in 2020? We're only a short while into the year, but all the major TV brands have already started to showcase the latest sets to join their TV... Read more ...

Tim Cook says Apple will donate to groups helping people affected by...

Tim Cook says Apple will donate to groups helping people affected by coronavirus in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter this morning to honor Chinese New Year, also adding Apple sends its “love and support” to everyone impacted by the coronavirus. more... Read more ...

Apple patents stunning iMac design made from a single piece of glass

Apple patents stunning iMac design made from a single piece of glass

But remember, it's just a patent. What you need to know Apple has patented a stunning new iMac design made from a single piece of glass. The single, glass body would feature an... Read more ...

Apple attending meeting next week promoting improved patient access to...

Apple attending meeting next week promoting improved patient access to health data

Apple continues to emphasis its belief that consumers should have better access to their medical information. CNBC reports this week that Apple and Microsoft will send a... Read more ...