Eight great board games we played at PAX Unplugged

Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. PAX Unplugged, the tabletop board gaming conference that emerged from the PAX video game conference empire, took place in Philadelphia last week. It was bigger and better than last year’s inaugural event, with more space allocated […]

Standing against Soros: Facebook board defends COO Sandberg’s decision to snoop on billionaire

Facebook’s board of directors has defended COO Sheryl Sandberg’s decision to conduct opposition research into liberal billionaire George Soros. Facebook was under intense scrutiny for running a PR campaign against the magnate. Sandberg admitted last week that she ordered staff to conduct research into Soros and his trading of Facebook stock, after he called the […]

Cruise secrets: Strangest cargo ever brought on board REVEALED – can you guess what it is?

Cruise ships carry a huge number of passengers and crew on board along with all their luggage and food. Thanks to modern technology, storage, especially of food items, is now much easier. But back in the 19th century, cruise companies had to be resourceful. In 1840 Cunard’s RMS Britannia set forth on its maiden transatlantic […]

JetBlue Has Departed for Destination Good and We Are on Board

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Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital

Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of the last two years (read our 2016 review); it earned a nomination for the Kennerspiel des Jahres (expert’s “game of […]

Cruise secrets: Bringing this one food item on board a ship could ruin your holiday

Cruises are becoming an increasingly popular holidays choice among Britons. A bonus of travelling by sea is that you can always keep all your belongings in the same place, no matter the destination. However, there’s one thing some people say you should never bring aboard a cruise ship. The rationale for this dates all the […]

Tesla replaces Elon Musk as board chair with Telstra CFO Robyn Denholm

As part of his settlement with the SEC over tweets about taking Tesla private, Elon Musk agreed to step down from his post as chairman of the board of directors. Now, while he’s still CEO and retains his seat on the board, Tesla has announced his replacement: Robyn Denholm. Already a Tesla board member, she […]

On the board! Mooy masterclass helps Terriers win ‘six-pointer’

AARON Mooy’s Huddersfield have leapt off the bottom of the English Premier League table with a drought-breaking 1-0 home win over fellow cellar-dwellers Fulham. In his 100th game for the Terriers, the Socceroo was influential from midfield as Christopher Schindler’s 29th-minute back-post header was deflected into the net by Timothy Fosu-Mensah which snapped a scoreless […]