Hacker Ben Heck is back to fix the flawed Neo-Geo Mini

When the worlds of retro gaming and customized hacks collide, chances are, you’ll find Benjamin Heckendorn (better known as Ben Heck) standing by with a soldering iron. Ben Heck Longtime Ars readers are no strangers to Heck’s history of making incredible—and often portable—versions of classic computer and gaming hardware from scratch. He most recently popped […]

Flawed research leads bad medicine, claims Doctor

Last week research that looked at data examining almost 1.3 million people revealed no link whatsoever of high total cholesterol or “bad cholesterol” with heart disease.  Lead author Uffe Ravskov told New Scientist last year “the cholesterol campaign is the greatest medical scandal of modern time”.  The fear of cholesterol has driven a multibillion pound […]

‘Phantom Doctrine’ Is A Fascinating And Flawed Cold War Spy Thriller

Phantom Doctrine is the cold war spy thriller of my dreams, spinning an intricate web of intrigue and conspiracy. The game has you staring at a world map, trying to unravel the increasingly complicated plot while sending your agents all over the globe, doing spy stuff in turn-based encounters. It’s a moody, highly atmospheric game […]

Former Tesla employee’s tweets show allegedly flawed batteries

The employee Tesla is suing for theft of proprietary information has tweeted photos and other details, perhaps in an attempt to back up some of the claims he made against the automaker. Two of the photos Martin Tripp has tweeted out show what he says are punctured battery cells used in Model 3 vehicles before […]

2018 Toyota C-HR XLE Review – So Funky, Sorta Fun, Slightly Flawed

Imagine if automotive history were flipped a bit, and that crossovers were the default compact family vehicle for decades, rather than sedans. We’d be reliving the “longer, lower, wider” craze of the late ‘50s in the modern era, but with revolutionary things called “hatchbacks.” Really, that’s all a subcompact crossover is — a hatchback with […]

‘Superfly’ Review: A Great Cast Deserves Better Than This Entertaining But Extremely Flawed Remake

When Sony announced it was making a modern, Atlanta-set version of Super Fly (re-styling it as Superfly), it didn’t come as a surprise. We’re in the midst of a blaxploitation craze. Tons of film and television projects are in development based upon 1970s black action movies – films that were often criticized for their stereotypical […]

With three words, President Trump fortifies a flawed perception about NASA

Enlarge / President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a campaign rally at the Amsoil Arena on June 20, 2018 in Duluth Minnesota. Fresh off an appearance at a National Space Council meeting Monday, space was evidently on his mind when President Trump spoke at a campaign rally in Duluth, Minn., on Wednesday night. “Our […]

Tesla employees report flawed parts are causing Model 3 delays

Days after it was announced that Tesla Model 3 production was halted in February, CNBC reports that the automaker is churning out a significant number of flawed parts leading to reworking and remanufacturing. According to two current employees who spoke with CNBC, this was causing significant delays on a car that’s already behind the schedule […]