Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again

Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tabletop studio Plan B Games released Century: Spice Road. A tight, brain-teasing card game, Spice Road cast players as merchants trading spices on the overland route between Europe […]

Transplanted mammals take a century to learn to “surf the green wave”

Enlarge / That is an aptly named sheep. (credit: California Department of Fish and Game/Tim Glenner) In many areas of the globe, native species have been wiped out of large areas of their range even though some habitats that could support them were left intact or later restored. That has allowed conservationists to reintroduce these […]

The mystery of MH370 is about to be laid to rest for good — here are all the theories, dead ends, and unanswered questions from the most bizarre airline disaster of the century

AP; iStock; Skye Gould/Business Insider Flight MH370 disappeared four years ago with 239 people on board. It vanished on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and only fragments have ever been found. Years of investigations failed to make sense of what happened to the plane. Conspiracy theories have grown as families of victims accuse the […]

Harley-Davidson bicycle is from the early 20th century – or at least it looks that way.

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A gambler reportedly cashed in big time by picking the March Madness upset of the century

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images March Madness history was made as Virginia became the first 1-seed to ever lose to a 16-seed. One gambler cashed in big time by wagering $ 800 on UMBC to win outright. The $ 800 bet at the Venetian in Las Vegas won the gambler nearly $ 17,000 at 21-1 odds. […]

‘The Big Picture’ is a Must-Read Book About Filmmaking in the 21st Century

How did the movie industry get to this point? Why have mid-budget, adult-driven films all but vanished from the multiplexes while superhero movies and franchises reign supreme? Ben Fritz answers these questions, and more, in his addictive new book The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies. Our The Big Picture review delves into […]

1 million dollar call of the century!

Video 1 million dollar call of the century!1:39 Poker: A million dollar call has commentators going wild. February 20th 2018 26 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/More Sports/ Sport NRL News AFL Rugby Gold Football Cricket SuperRacing MotorSport Tennis Boxing Basketball Golf Cycling US Sports More Sports Backyard hole-in-one on replica Pebble Beach hole0:27 February […]