Disney Announces New Nighttime Spectaculars, ‘Ratatouille’ Adventure, Mickey Mouse Experiences & More

This morning, Disney Parks unveiled a bunch of new plans from D23 Destination D: Celebrating Mickey Mouse. We already covered the biggest news about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, including new music from John Williams and teasers of the upcoming attractions coming to the parks next year, but for all you Disney fans who may not […]

Iceland: Experience this nordic nation with free football-inspired experiences

Iceland went on a remarkable journey during Euro 2016 and are currently preparing for the World Cup in Russia this summer. To celebrate the achievements of this small nation, Icelandair is offering free 90-minute football inspired experiences to passengers traveling with them. Iceland’s Men’s and Women’s football teams have co-created the 90-minute experiences, which offer […]

Ordeal by Innocence house owner describes BIZARRE experiences in new Agatha Christie drama

The drama series features Nighy, Anna Chancellor, Poldark’s Eleanor Tomlinson, Alice Eve from Star Trek and Downton Abbey’s Matthew Goode. But glorious Ardgowan House on the west coast of Scotland, once a favourite bolthole of Princess Margaret, also has a starring role. Viewers have fallen in love with its fine exterior, rolling acres and interiors […]

Tomorrow’s best video games may be private, offline experiences

At Ars Technica Live #20, Ars editors Samuel Axon and Annalee Newitz talked to award-winning game designer Tracy Fullerton. (video link) Last week was the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, so we hosted a special episode of Ars Technica Live about the future of game design. Ars Reviews Editor Samuel Axon joined me to […]

Neurogaming’s World of Tanks VR attraction reminds us that arcades are social experiences

2018 is shaping up to be a big year for VR arcades and attractions, and a new player in the space is looking to find success with an approach that focuses on fun gameplay and multiplayer. Cyprus-based Neurogaming is a joint endeavor made up of Wargaming — the publisher behind World of Tanks — and […]

/Answers: Our Most Profoundly Disappointing Movie Experiences

Every week in /Answers, we answer a new pop culture-related question. In this week’s edition, tying in with the general reaction to The Cloverfield Paradox, we ask “What is the most profoundly disappointing movie you have ever seen?” Jacob Hall: Men in Black II Everyone remembers the first time they realized a movie could be bad, usually […]

German Navy experiences “LCS syndrome” in spades as new frigate fails sea trials

Enlarge / The Baden-Wurttemberg, listing slightly to starboard as usual, has been sent back to shipbuilders—refused by the German Navy. (credit: Ein Dahmer) The German Navy has a lot of problems right now. It has no working submarines, in part because of a chronic repair parts shortage. The Deutsche Marine is still flying helicopters older […]

Airbnb is investing $5 million to expand Experiences in the US

While Airbnb’s focus will always likely be home rentals, it has big plans to grow Experiences this year. It’s investing $ 5 million into expanding Experiences to 200 cities (from 50) across the US in an effort to entice more people to get up and travel. In its announcement, the company shared some growth figures […]

Want To Know Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact?

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by Chip Heath and Dan Heath is an amazing book that delves into how small things have large impacts. This booth is all about cherishing moments when they occur, making the most out of them instead of regretting them if they pass by. Human lives […]