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 […]

Meet the woman who’s sailed the equivalent of eight laps around the world

She yearns to make a record, to prove to the world that she can accomplish this incredible feat. And after 10 straight hours of rowing on a foggy day in October, Ditton is just eight kilometers from her goal. She pushes on until she can row no more, and throws her sea anchor out to […]

SAD symptoms: Eight signs you have seasonal affective disorder and may need a SAD lamp

SAD, WHICH stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder, is a common condition during the winter months. The exact cause isn’t fully understood, but it’s thought to be linked to reduced exposure to sunlight and can have a signifiant impact on mood. So what are the symptoms to look out for, and do you need a SAD […]

Diabetes: Eight breakfast swaps to control your blood sugar level

DIABETES is a lifelong condition that causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high. While diabetes sufferers don’t have to completely cut sugar from their diet, they should limit the amount they consume. Here are eight alternative breakfast ideas you can try which aren’t high in sugar.

Diabetes: Eight breakfast swaps to control your blood sugar level

If not properly treated, diabetes can lead to serious medical complications including heart disease, strokes, nerve damage, kidney problems and loss of vision. However, it can be controlled by taking medication and by making changes to your lifestyle. Many breakfast choices are high in sugar or fat, which are not recommended for diabetes sufferers. “A […]

Bile duct cancer symptoms: Eight signs of the deadly disease you need to watch out for

Bile duct cancer symptoms usually don’t show until the cancer has grown large enough to block the bile ducts. Bile ducts are small but long tubes that carry bile (fluid produced by the liver) from the liver to the small intestine for digestion. If the disease is caught early on it can sometimes be cured. […]