Drawn together: The love affair between comics and games

Enlarge / Ready to save the day, one side quest at a time. (credit: Insomniac / Sony) Update: It’s Christmas Eve and Ars staffers are enjoying a winter break (inevitably filled with Santa horror movies and ample video game time). As such, we’re resurfacing a few favorites from the site archives touching on such topics—like […]

No winners drawn in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing, sending its jackpot soaring over $620 million while Mega Millions is over $1.6 billion

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images There were no winners in Saturday night’s Powerball lottery drawing, putting the jackpot at $ 620 million. No one won the last Mega Millions drawing either, sending its jackpot soaring over $ 1.6 billion. The two jackpots are now worth more than $ 2.2 billion combined. The massive Mega Millions jackpot has […]

The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn — here are the winning numbers

Joe Raedle/Getty Images The $ 1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn — here are the winning numbers: 15-23-53-65-70 Mega-ball: 7 Shortly after the numbers were drawn, the California State Lottery website crashed.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Why horseshoe crab blood is so expensive See Also: The Mega […]

Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, and a US ally there has already drawn ‘red lines’ with China

Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, and a US ally there has already drawn ‘red lines’ with China NOW WATCH: Here’s why so many nations want to control the South China Sea — and what China wants to do See Also: Amid rising tensions with China, Japan just sent armored vehicles to foreign […]

820-foot Land Rover Defender outline drawn high up a French mountain

It’s been 70 long years since the original Land Rover was introduced at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show. The story goes that the boxy shape was drawn in the sand of Red Wharf Bay by Rover’s engineering director Maurice Wilks, and by now it’s an outline anyone could draw with their eyes closed — the […]

Ordeal by Innocence review: You’ll be drawn in by Phelps' adaptation

The Times Literary Supplement asked sternly, ‘What has become of the blitheness, the invigorating good spirits with which the game of detection is played in so many of her stories?’ To put it another way, it was all a bit dark. The earlier ITV adaptation with Geraldine McEwan as Miss Marple (who was not in […]

Winterwatch: Martin Hughes-Games left screaming after BBC bird terror ’He’s drawn blood’

For a second night, Martin and co-star Chris Packham continued their challenge titled Game of Crows, a nod to Game of Thrones, on the BBC Two programme. Two breeds of black birds once again went head-to-head in order to see which one was the smartest.  This time, their challenge was called Ice and Stone and […]

World Cup 2018 draw LIVE: England drawn with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in World Cup draw

GETTY World Cup draw LIVE: Latest updates from World Cup draw World Cup draw 2018 LIVE from Russia TV coverage starts at 3pm on BBC, we expect draw to start at 3.30pm (UK times) Gary Lineker is hosting the draw World Cup draw GROUP A: Russia, Uruguay, Egypt, Saudi Arabia GROUP B: Portugal, Spain, Iran, […]