Diplomats Are Getting Away With Abusing Their Children’s Nannies

Edith Mendoza was working at Damayan, a migrant workers’ organization, when she met a young woman, Sherile Pahagas, whose story was eerily like her own. Both Mendoza and Pahagas were from the Philippines. Both had searched for work on a website called greataupair.com. Both had found work at the home of a German diplomat and […]

‘Show Dogs’ Is Getting Recut After Sexual Abuse Uproar

Well, this is certainly a first. Global Road Entertainment will be making changes to the theatrical cut of their family friendly comedy Show Dogs after the National Center on Sexual Exploitation accused the movie of inadvertently “grooming” kids for sexual abuse. Yes, we’re still talking about the movie featuring talking dogs infiltrating a dog show […]

The US Is Getting Closer to a Supersonic Passenger Jet Like the Concorde

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Explorer is getting a dark theme, and it’s very dark

Enlarge / The dark Explorer theme. (credit: Microsoft) As long-time practitioners of the “dark theme” concept—it’s still an option here at Ars for those who prefer light text on dark backgrounds—we’re excited to see that Microsoft is extending the reach of its dark theme to include Explorer. Windows 10 has a toggle to switch between […]

2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is getting a facelift

The Challenger Hellcat won’t be the only Mopar muscle car getting an update for the new model year. One of our spy photographers caught an updated 2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat testing near the SRT office. It appears that the car will continue on mostly unchanged, since everything behind the fenders is uncovered and unchanged. […]

NASA’s Orion spacecraft getting closer to finally flying again

Enlarge / NASA’s Orion spacecraft and its launch abort system shown in this rendering of the Ascent Abort-2 test flight. (credit: NASA) It’s been a long three-and-a-half years since the Orion spacecraft first launched into space in December 2014, making a successful shake-out flight. But now, NASA’s program aimed at building a large, deep-space capsule […]

Bay Area: Join us 5/9 to talk about getting those ants out of your house

Enlarge / Neil Tsutsui out in the field with all the insects. (credit: Neil Tsutsui) Ants are among the most hated insects on Earth, and bees are among the most beloved. But they have a lot in common. Most are social animals who live in vast hives of workers who must constantly communicate with each […]

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is getting a meaner hood

Though we weren’t really worried Dodge would discontinue it, we’re glad to hear the Dodge Challenger Hellcat will continue into the 2019 model year. It’s also getting some updates for the new year, as shown in these teasers from Dodge. The biggest one we can see is the hood, which trades the relatively subtle center […]

Descent is getting a spiritual successor May 31 — in VR

Six degrees of freedom (6DOF) shooters seem to work pretty well in VR, provided you have the stomach for them. If you’re a fan, then there’s a big release next month you should definitely be marking on your calendars. Developer Revival Productions’ Overload is finally coming out of Early Access on May 31 and launching in full […]