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Today, Kenya Is Torching 5 Percent of the World's Stockpiled Ivory

Earlier today, Kenya set ablaze 105 tons of stockpiled ivory in a measure designed to discourage the poaching of elephants and rhinoceros in the …

Feature Request: How Apple’s Siri-controlled HomeKit could improve in the future

Like a lot of new technologies from Apple these days, HomeKit isn’t perfect but the parts that work well are really useful. Apple’s home automation framework connects smart accessories from various companies all under the control of Siri and HomeKit apps like Home or Hesperus. But HomeKit is …

Home Automation

The UFC's Best Champion Doesn't Get Any Love From Fans

It’s been a few days since UFC 197, but discussion rages on. Mainly, everyone’s talking about Jon Jones, who returned after a year of atonement for …

Disney, CBS, Viacom worry FCC cable box proposal would do to TV what iTunes did to music

In a joint filing last night, a coalition of huge media companies including Disney, CBS, and Viacom told the FCC that they oppose its plan to open up cable boxes, according to the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>. The comment, which does not appear to be available publicly yet, reportedly argues that the plan …

Wozniak: Apple should pay 50% tax, the same as I do

In an interview with the BBC on national British radio, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said that he believes Apple should pay 50% tax, along with all other companies. He said he doesn’t like the distinction of different rules between corporations and individuals.<p>Today, although Apple has never been …

Steve Wozniak

Who Knew Composting Is So Important? (Whether You Garden or Not.)

We always thought of composting as the dominion of hard-core gardeners—while we’re big proponents of eating locally-grown, organic produce, we’re …

Apple’s Organizational Crossroads

Apple is unique, and I mean that objectively.<p>Forget about products for a moment, about which reasonable people can disagree. Leave aside the …

How People Make VR Porn

Virtual Reality porn is not like normal porn (obviously). So, porn companies now have to think a little differently about how they shoot footage.</b> …

Table for two: Our favorite two-player board games

Hack a server, build a farm, and command a swarm of insects with a friend.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our …

Board Games

Ingredient Focus: What is wild garlic?

Wild garlic (or ramsons) can be found growing prolifically throughout the British countryside between the months of March and June. The plant is …

6 Tips to Optimize Your Small Backyard Design

There is no doubt that having a small backyard can be a real challenge. Whether you live in the middle of the city or out in the country, the lack of space can really cramp your style -- especially if you have kids. Check out these six tips to help you optimize your small backyard.<p>Photo courtesy of …

Call A Random Swede? We Tried It Out

Sweden got its own phone number and invited the world to call.<p>As a way to "spark people's curiosity about Sweden" and foster communication between people from different countries, Sweden's tourism association launched "The Swedish Number," a project that connects anyone in the world with a phone to …

Baltic Sea

The funny things happening on the way to singularity

John Hauer Contributor<p>John Hauer is the CEO of Get3DSmart.com<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The diagnosis and the cure of automation<br>• Inventors, Entrepreneurs And The Space In Between<p>People often ask me about the impact of 3D printing on jobs. Will the technology be a job creator or destroyer? The …

How-To: Backup and restore SMS and iMessages on a clean iOS install

Have you noticed that virtually every aspect of the personal information on our iPhones can be restored individually via iCloud? Things like photos, mail, contacts, calendars, Safari bookmarks, and notes can all be individually recovered on a fresh install of iOS.<p>The one thing that sticks out like …

Personal Information

The Week in Review: ‘Panama Papers’ Leak

Eleven million secret documents were made public this week in the biggest data leak in recorded history. The files, from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, expose how some of the world’s wealthiest individuals use tax havens to hide their money.<p>The world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm Mossack …

Corruption

Congress' New Encryption Bill Is a Total Nightmare

Yesterday, Senators Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein released a draft of what they’re calling the “Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016.” The …

ER docs get heart rate info from Fitbit, save patient’s life

Doctors provided strategic treatment after the man suffered a seizure.<p>One man's Fitbit device proved to be much more than a smart pedometer. After a …

Medicine

Compost with style - and with worms - using this terracotta vermicomposter

Composting has a myriad of benefits, most of all converting your food scraps into soil-nourishing compost. If you're into the composting power of …

Gardening

We Finally Know Why the North Pole Is Moving East

Something strange is happening to our planet. Around the year 2000, the North rotational pole started migrating eastward at a vigorous clip. Now, …

Aboard HMS Cavalier, where Wargaming is battling to shape the future of VR films

World of Tanks maker is doing great work preserving the HMS Cavalier.<p>Sometimes promotion for a video game can go too far, becoming overwrought and …

Virtual Reality

Cleaning Your Fresh Press

Do your future self a favor: Give your coffee press a quick refresh after every use. And don't forget to separate and rinse out all three filter …

Coffee

Mounting data suggest antibacterial soaps do more harm than good

Few pros, but cons include upped risk of infection, microbiome changes, drug resistance.<p>Whether you’re coming home from an airport fluttering with …

FDA

How To Filter Rainwater in a Barrel – 100 Year Old Technology

• Home<br>• ><br>• Rainwater Harvesting<br>• ><br>• How To Filter Rainwater in a Barrel – 100 Year Old Technology<p>posted 2 years ago<br>Categories: Rainwater Harvesting<p>Here in …

Snorkeling

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God hates climate scientists: Ars meets the Westboro Baptist Church

The infamous hate group thinks studying climate science is interfering in God's plan.<p>NEW YORK—On Friday, the infamous Westboro Baptist Church could …

Baptist Church

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls on Apple to make products in US, pay ‘fair share’ of taxes

As the United States heads full speed into election season, Apple has been a topic of conversation for a variety of reasons thus far. Republican candidate Donald Trump has said that he will “get Apple to start building their damn computers and things in this country,” while he also last month …

Bernie Sanders

Deadpool is officially the highest-grossing R-rated movie ever

<i>Deadpool</i>, in a development few could have seen coming, is now the top-earning R-rated movie in cinema history. The unlikely hit, starring Ryan Reynolds as the "Merc with a Mouth," has so far earned $746 million dollars globally, putting it ahead of 2003's <i>The Matrix Reloaded</i>, which earned $742 …

Apple acknowledges iOS 9 crashing bugs when tapping links, fix coming ‘soon’ with a software update

Since posting our original story, we have heard from a lot of readers that are affected by iOS 9 crashes or app hangs when tapping links, spanning multiple iOS versions (not just 9.3) and devices. In a statement, Apple has now confirmed that they are working on a fix for the problem, coming in a …

Apps

Associated Press News

Millennials Are Destroying Banks, And It’s The Banks’ Fault

Millennials are rejecting home ownership across the land. Millennials aren’t buying crap anymore, destroying businesses that, well, sell crap. Millennials are changing the workplace to be, I kid you not, more friendly to “millennial values.” Millennials this, millennials that, and those are just …

Banking