Bret Mitchell

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No Escape? Microsoft is About to Eat Apple for Lunch

Apple announced it’s new MacBook line, and as they seem to do with every major product release, they’ve dropped something people take for granted and …

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Climate change doubters really aren’t going to like this study

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Researchers have designed an inventive test suggesting that the arguments commonly used by climate change contrarians don’t add up, not only according to climate scientists (we know what they think already) but also in the view of unbiased experts from other fields.<p>The …

Climate Change

I have suicidal depression—and board games saved my life

Cardboard bits returned color to a monochrome life.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming …

The documentary film reveals the toxic social divisions caused by low pay for US and UK workers<p>Janet, a Walmart shop assistant in Louisiana, is so visibly stressed by working in a very understaffed store that a customer tells her she looks as if she’s going have a heart attack. Rochelle, a care …

Income Inequality

26 years ago, Carl Sagan gave us an incredible perspective on our planet

As NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft was about to leave our Solar System in 1989, Sagan, who was a member of the mission's imaging team, pleaded with officials to turn the camera around to take one last look back at Earth before the spaceship left our solar system.<p>The resulting image, with the Earth as a …

25 Timeless RPGs You Need to Play Before You Die

Shining Force 2 is both one of the best RPGs of the Sega Genesis era, and one of the best tactical role-playing games of all time. In the game, you play Bowie, a leader who must assemble an army and save the world in a traditional "demons and dragons" RPG storyline.<p>The story is interesting, but the …

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Quantum hard drive breakthrough

Physicists developing a prototype quantum hard drive have improved storage time by a factor of more than 100.<p>The team's record storage time of six …

Gizmodo's Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide

It's already Hanukkah, it's almost Christmas, and it's definitely the general holiday season. That's great if you like spiked eggnog, but not so good …

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