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Sci-Fi Short Film Explores What Happens When You Travel at Light Speed

Adam Stern and Artifex Studios present a new short film detailing the incredible story of astronaut Ethan Kane, the first person attempting to travel …

Speed Of Light

The Best Anime To Binge-Watch Over Winter Vacation

Winter vacation is for binge-watching anime. It’s what you’re probably going to do anyway between family meals and sleeping, so let’s just be honest …

The 22 Best Books I Read in 2016

These books helped keep my brain sane amid a year of near-complete fuckery.<p>I read less this year than I have in almost 15 years—less than I did in 2014, 2013, 2012 (when I read 135 books), and every other year since I was still in college. From what I'm told, this is true of a lot of people. How …

The myths and reality about interstellar travel

Is reaching alien planets outside our Solar System actually possible, and if so, how would it work?<p>Science fiction writers and moviemakers have shown us countless visions of humanity spread out across the Universe, so you might be forgiven for thinking that we’ve already got this in the bag. …

7 Types of Advanced Cosmic Civilizations

As we go about our daily lives, it helps to step back and take a look at the bigger picture. We are living in what seems like an advanced …

9 things you can do today to get up earlier tomorrow

Rising early, as you may have heard, can set you up for success.<p>You have time to work with fewer distractions from family and coworkers and to exercise before appointments get in the way. Still, many people struggle to find effective tricks for getting out of bed in the morning.<p>The good news is …

One man created an incredible update to the original Nintendo Game Boy

The original Nintendo Game Boy was the size of a hotel bible, required four AA batteries, and only played games in black and white.<p>Beautiful, isn't it?<p>But one ambitious gentleman thought he could make it even more beautiful. Behold: The updated Nintendo Game Boy, with the ability to play games from …

Nintendo already shut down fan-made Pokemon game people were going crazy over

It took just nine days for Nintendo to kill the fan-made Pokemon Uranium game that took its developers more than nine years to create. The game …

Here are some of the biggest fan projects that Nintendo has shut down

With a huge stable of iconic, beloved characters, Nintendo has some of the most passionate fans around. The latest game in the "The Legend of Zelda" series generated astronomical levels of social media buzz, dwarfing the new "Call of Duty" and "God of War" games that were showcased at the same …

Etsy shop closes for days after Pokemon Go case goes viral

That Pokemon Go phone case designed to help you catch ‘em all is seeing such high demand that its Etsy shop has been closed (temporarily).<p>The 3D printed case made headlines when it was launched because it basically forced you to throw the perfect Pokeball. Because most of us low-key suck at Pokemon …

Pokémon

The ultimate guide to Pokémon Go

Pokémon are taking over the world.<p>In spite of crippling server issues and gruesome discoveries, Pokémon Go has soared to the top of app charts, added billions to the market value of Nintendo, and sold millions of dollars of Pokéballs and other virtual goods, as people engage in nostalgia for the …

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Pokémon GO'

I’ve been playing <i>Pokémon GO</i> pretty hardcore now for the past 48 hours or so, at least whenever the servers have decided to work. I have a bunch of 500+ CP Pokemon and have won and lost three gyms at this point. I’ve tried to do some research to improve my game, and what I’ve found are things that I …

Pokémon

Are you worthy enough to make your own Thor's hammer?

Does it <i>really</i> matter whether you’re worthy to wield Thor’s hammer when you can simply make one of your own?<p>Instructables contributor Tom Howbridge …

John Cena can speak Mandarin as if being John Cena isn't enough

John Cena is a man of many talents. He was a joy to watch in <i>Trainwreck</i> as Amy Schumer's overly sensitive lover and was arguably the best part of the Tina Fey and Amy Poehler trainwreck <i>Sisters</i> (I would follow them both to the ends of this Earth, but that film was painful). Oh, he's a wrestler and a …

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

Focal’s new headphones mix metal and leather for a high-end audio experience

After more than 30 years in the speaker business, French audio company Focal started taking on headphones in 2012. Today, its headphone line grows from four to seven units with the addition of three new models: one meant to rival a pair of Beats, and the other two meant for serious audiophiles.<p>The …

Movie written by algorithm turns out to be hilarious and intense

For Sunspring's exclusive debut on Ars, we talked to the filmmakers about collaborating with an AI.<p>Ars is excited to be hosting this online debut of</i> …

Why don’t birds get lost? They may have mastered quantum mechanics.

In the moment after their plane was hit, there was no time to think, let alone radio their position. The four Royal Air Force pilots ditched their broken bomber and dropped into the North Sea, near Britain. It was February 23, 1942 — and it should have been their last day on Earth.<p>Floundering in …

Quantum Physics

The first phone with Google Tango is a 6.4-inch monster from Lenovo

The Phab 2 Pro is coming this fall for $499<p>Lenovo is today announcing a new range of smartphones that will be coming to the US later this year. The Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus are updates of last year's Phab model and feature oversized 6.4-inch displays, metal construction, and low prices. But the most …

Behind the Greatest Photo of Muhammad Ali Ever Taken

So much of great photography is being in the right spot at the right moment. That was what it was like for Sports Illustrated photographer Neil …

How To Build a Clever DIY Electric Skateboard

Because pushing with your feet is for chumps who can't build things.<p>Skateboarding, longboarding in particular, can be a great way to get around. Even the biggest board is smaller than a bike, and it's just a blast to surf down the street. Of course, if you don't want to get all sweaty propelling …

Skateboarding

Why I Stopped Taking My ADD Pills

This is what it's like to get to know your brain post-medication.<p>​​<p>Photo by Lauren Gucik<p>At age 12, I—the perpetual space cadet who constantly loses my jacket and backpack—am told I have Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD. I'm sitting with my mother and sister, lounging on pillows, and my mother pulls …

William Gibson has written a comic, and you should read it

One of our favorite authors is working in a new medium, and the results are grand.<p>Warning: this post contains minor plot spoilers.<p>We're in an …

The Real Problem With Fusion Energy

The longstanding joke about fusion—that it’s the energy source of the future, and always will be—may be the field’s biggest problem.<p>The quest to …

Nuclear Energy

Why the United States Dropped Atomic Bombs in 1945

President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima, nearly 71 years after it was destroyed by the first atomic bomb, inevitably raises once again the questions of …

Getting to the bottom of anal sex

“If he tells you his apartment is messy, that’s usually a sign.”<p>I have vague memories of a friend breaking it down for a group of us during …

How To Get Blurred System UI (LP) on your Android phone

How To Get Blurred System UI (LP) on your Android phone<p>en_US<p>article<p>Learn How To Get Blurred System UI (LP) on your Android phone like iOS Give your …

Ramp Up Your Savings by Having Two "Zero-Dollar Days" Per Week

If you’re looking to tighten your budget so you can put a few more coins in your piggy bank, this simple approach will get you spending less and curb …

Personal Finance