‘Electric shocks & broken bones’: Amazon workers to protest ‘inhuman’ conditions on Black Friday

Amazon warehouse workers are set to protest ‘inhuman’ working conditions in planned demonstrations across Europe on Black Friday. Hundreds of Amazon employees are working with the British trade union GMB and planning to gather outside five of the website’s fulfillment centers on Friday. Meanwhile, in Italy and Spain, a 24-hour strike is planned. The biggest […]

Skeletal stem cells could regrow damaged bones

Believe it or not, scientists are still discovering new forms of stem cells — and these latest examples could shake up how doctors treat a multitude of common injuries. A Stanford-led research team has identified the human skeletal stem cell, helping the group create a “family tree” of cells that can regenerate bones and cartilage. […]

Theatre reviews: The Lovely Bones, Eastern Star and The Prisoner

The Lovely Bones – Royal & Derngate Northampton unti September 22 then touring until November 17. Tickets: 01604 624811 / royalandderngate.co.uk When Alice Sebold’s novel The Lovely Bones was published in 2002, it was described as “the book of the decade”. So no pressure on Bryony Lavery in dramatising it for the stage. Told entirely from […]

Greek bailout disaster: EU vultures picked bones clean & moved on to next victim – Keiser Report

RT’s Keiser Report looks into media reports hailing the end of austerity in Greece, contradicted by the harsh reality of decades of painful austerity still ahead. Greece’s former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis posted a sobering tweet, pointing out that his country had “entered 32 years of permanent harsh austerity while the world media celebrated the […]

Notched gazelle bones may be the signature of a Paleolithic culture

Enlarge (credit: Tejero et al. 2018) In caves and rock shelters around the Levant, archaeologists keep finding gazelle scapulae (shoulder blades) marked with a series of regular notches. Scientists still aren’t sure what kind of information the enigmatic marks once conveyed or how the bones themselves might have been used or displayed, but they may […]

Bare Bones but Funky: Moxy Munich Messe

Hotel Review: Moxy Munich Messe Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all credit card […]

Did Instinct Copy Bones Storyline? EP Apologizes for 'Unintentional' Parallels

Now here’s a case for all those TV detectives to solve: How did Instinct end up borrowing a storyline from an old Bones episode? Michael Rauch, creator and executive producer of the new CBS drama that stars Alan Cumming as a psychology professor helping the NYPD solve crimes, apologized on Twitter after fans accused his […]

Rum and Bones: Second Tide—A piratical tabletop MOBA

Enlarge (credit: Charlie Theel) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com—and let us know what you think. Rum and Bones: Second Tide is a board game that combines pirates with ideas drawn from Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas (MOBAs). The concept alone is worth […]