A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app
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A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app

Enlarge reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at…

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Behold, the Facebook phishing scam that could dupe even vigilant users
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Behold, the Facebook phishing scam that could dupe even vigilant users

Enlargeanujraj reader comments 8 with 7 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Phishers are deploying what appears to be a…

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Shell buys Sonnen, Tesla’s competitor in the home battery business
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Shell buys Sonnen, Tesla’s competitor in the home battery business

Enlarge / An employee working for the manufacturer of solar batteries, Sonnen GmbH, in the Bavarian village Wildpoldsried, southern Germany, is pictured on July 5, 2016. CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty…

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Researchers, scared by their own work, hold back “deepfakes for text” AI
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Researchers, scared by their own work, hold back “deepfakes for text” AI

Enlarge / This is fine. reader comments 20 with 19 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit OpenAI, a non-profit research…

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Facebook, Google, CDC under pressure to stop anti-vax garbage from spreading
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Facebook, Google, CDC under pressure to stop anti-vax garbage from spreading

EnlargeROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images reader comments 25 with 23 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit With five measles outbreaks ongoing in…

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Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades
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Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades

Enlargenikolayhg reader comments 5 with 5 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit “You just have to believe!” is the kind…

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Facebook may face multi-billion dollar fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal
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Facebook may face multi-billion dollar fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal

EnlargeGetty Images | NurPhoto reader comments 17 with 17 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Cambridge Analytica & Facebook In…

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NASA moves to buy more Soyuz seats for late 2019, early 2020
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NASA moves to buy more Soyuz seats for late 2019, early 2020

Enlarge / The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft is seen in this false-color infrared image as it launched with Expedition 57 Flight Engineer Nick Hague of NASA and Flight Engineer…

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Microsoft shaking up how Windows feature updates are rolled out—again
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Microsoft shaking up how Windows feature updates are rolled out—again

EnlargeMicrosoft reader comments 4 with 4 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Customers using Windows Update for Business will lose…

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Aquaman, Khal Drogo actor may play Duncan Idaho in new Dune film
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Aquaman, Khal Drogo actor may play Duncan Idaho in new Dune film

Enlarge / Jason Momoa hit the big time with his portrayal of Khal Drogo in HBO's Game of Thrones and had a global box office smash hit with…

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Why is this copy of Super Mario Bros. worth $100,000? We asked a buyer
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Why is this copy of Super Mario Bros. worth $100,000? We asked a buyer

Enlarge / Of the millions of copies of Super Mario Bros. ever sold, this is the rarest and most valuable known to exist.Wata Games reader comments 2 with…

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Samsung’s new Tab S5e is super thin, supports Bixby, and costs just $399
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Samsung’s new Tab S5e is super thin, supports Bixby, and costs just $399

reader comments 18 with 16 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Samsung's $399 Galaxy Tab S5e. Samsung The company's thinnest…

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NJ AG: Takedown notice that led to new gun-file lawsuit came from Slovakia—not us
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NJ AG: Takedown notice that led to new gun-file lawsuit came from Slovakia—not us

Enlarge / Hmm, those don't seem to be the same thing.Google Maps reader comments 0 with 0 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter…

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Rocket Report: Russia’s new spacecraft, Is the US sabotaging Iranian rockets?
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Rocket Report: Russia’s new spacecraft, Is the US sabotaging Iranian rockets?

Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base.Aurich Lawson/SpaceX reader comments 6 with 6 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on…

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Dealmaster: As Switch sales slow, Nintendo launches a new bundle
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Dealmaster: As Switch sales slow, Nintendo launches a new bundle

Enlarge / The bundle includes the neon red and neon blue Joy-Cons. Mark Walton reader comments 2 with 2 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share…

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Gambling, porn, and piracy on iOS: Apple’s enterprise certificate woes continue
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Gambling, porn, and piracy on iOS: Apple’s enterprise certificate woes continue

Enlarge / Apps on an iPhone X.Samuel Axon reader comments 10 with 10 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Rival…

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TVA board votes to close coal plants despite Trump tweet
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TVA board votes to close coal plants despite Trump tweet

Enlarge / A coal train passes beside two cooling towers during unloading operations at the Tennessee Valley Authority Paradise Fossil Plant in Paradise, Kentucky, on Tuesday, Aug. 13,…

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Tetris 99 isn’t just a great twist on a classic—it’s a gameplay revolution
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Tetris 99 isn’t just a great twist on a classic—it’s a gameplay revolution

Enlarge / What happens when more people get their hands on Tetris pieces in a single online match? A lot more than you might realize.Aurich Lawson / Getty…

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Google’s Waymo risks repeating Silicon Valley’s most famous blunder
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Google’s Waymo risks repeating Silicon Valley’s most famous blunder

EnlargeAurich Lawson / Getty Images / Waymo reader comments 4 with 4 posters participating Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Everyone in…

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The 2019 Genesis G70—can a good car overcome brand snobbery?
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The 2019 Genesis G70—can a good car overcome brand snobbery?

reader comments 8 with 8 posters participating, including story author Share this story Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit The Genesis G70 is an attractive…

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NASA emphasizing “speed” in its return to the Moon
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NASA emphasizing “speed” in its return to the Moon

Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine would like the agency to return to the Moon "fast" but sustainably.NASA reader comments 39 with 26 posters participating, including story author…

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