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The Cheapskate Guide: 50 Tips for Frugal Living

Confession time: I’m a cheapskate. Some would say frugal, which sounds much more positive, but in reality I can be a real cheapskate.<p><b>I am fairly</b> …

What is Google+ and why should I use it?

Part social network, part beta system<p>Google+ is something of a black sheep in the world of social media. Even as a young network of three years that …

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update: 15 Things to Expect

For several weeks now, Google’s Android 4.4.3 KitKat update and Android 4.4.4 KitKat update have both been rolling out to Android users all over the …

The throwaway line in Aliens that spawned decades of confusion

No, they're not called "Xenomorphs"—at least, not with a capital "X."<p>Welcome to The Multiverse, a column where'll you'll find Ars' explorations and …

EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

An experimental engine is gaining acceptance among scientists, and could introduce a new era of space travel — it only had to break a law of physics …

How to increase security and privacy on your Android or iOS device

Privacy, in this age, seems to be a flight of fancy. Even separating the awareness Edward Snowden raised of the level of government surveillance, we …

Monopoly: Legend of Zelda!

So you’ve probably seen the custom fan-made Monopoly sets for your favorite Disney movie, or for your favorite game series. Well, fans of Legend of …

Tree Rings Unlock Mystery of Strange Ship Found Beneath World Trade Center Site

In July 2010, excavators digging up the World Trade Center site to build a new foundation found a mysterious seafaring ship buried under hundreds of …

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70 Percent of Internet of Things Devices Are Vulnerable to Hacking, Study Says

Nearly three-quarters of all Internet of Things devices are susceptible to getting hacked or compromised, according to a recent study.<p>The study, …

Gorgeous Natural Swimming Pool Uses No Chlorine

You don't need chlorine to clean your pool if you surround it with beautiful plants that do double duty to filter the water. This small and simple …

Scout Willis Walks Around NYC Topless, Launches a Nipple Crusade - PAPER

In case you were wondering what Scout Willis, of Gus + Scout (and Bruce + Demi), has been up to lately, she's launched a crusade -- #FreeTheNipple. After getting kicked off of Instagram for violating its Community Guidelines (i.e. posting a photo of a sweatshirt she designed featuring two topless …