Claws come out on Twitter after footage of woman striking & robbing stray cat goes viral (VIDEO)

A Turkish woman has come under fire after footage of her stealing a blanket from a stray cat before striking the animal with it went viral. People took to Twitter to brand her a “brutal thief.” The footage shows the white cat hanging around on the side of a street next to a cardboard box, […]

George Conway’s ‘actions are horrible’: Eric Trump goes off against Kellyanne Conway’s husband after fiery criticism

John Moore/Getty Images Eric Trump, President Donald Trump’s son, railed against attorney George Conway, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, on Twitter. Conway has routinely tweeted messages that broadly conflict with the Trump administration’s political agenda. Trump described Conway’s actions as “horrible” and disrespectful. Eric Trump, an executive of the Trump Organization and President […]

Google Maps Street View: Shocking scene between two Russian women goes viral

Google Maps Street View has captured a rather alarming interaction between two women. The shocking scene was captured on the streets of Russia and has gone viral. The image shows the two women in the middle of a furious catfight. It has become so heated that one of them is on the ground while the […]

Ice hockey fan gets life-saving kidney transplant after help sign at game goes viral

Some people thank their lucky stars when fortune smiles on them but Pittsburgh Penguins fan Kelly Sowatsky knows exactly who was behind her life-saving kidney transplant, after her plea for help was answered by a fellow supporter. School teacher Sowatsky, 31, was in desperate need of the transplant after her kidney function dropped to just […]

Google goes down after major BGP mishap routes traffic through China

Enlarge (credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bfishadow/5668460325) Google lost control of several million of its IP addresses for more than an hour on Monday in an event that intermittently made its search and other services unavailable to many users and also caused problems for Spotify and other Google cloud customers. While Google said it had no reason to believe […]

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital

Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of the last two years (read our 2016 review); it earned a nomination for the Kennerspiel des Jahres (expert’s “game of […]

CNN’s Chris Cuomo goes after God in California shooting comments, angers conservatives

“You think leaving it to God is the answer?” asked CNN’s Chris Cuomo in a segment on the latest mass shooting in the US, suggesting that something would be done for gun control if children of influential people were to be shot. One day after former Marine Ian David Long unloaded on a packed bar […]

1 killed, 2 injured as knife-wielding attacker goes on rampage in central Melbourne (PHOTO, VIDEO)

One person has been killed and two others wounded as a knife-wielding man went on a rampage in a busy street in central Melbourne. The attacker was detained after police shot him in the chest. Victoria Police responded to a major incident on Friday afternoon on Bourke Street in Melbourne, Australia. The officers initially responded […]

Image of Bolsanaro’s sons wearing pro-IDF & Mossad shirts goes viral

A photograph of Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s sons sporting IDF and Mossad t-shirts has gone viral. RT set out to verify the image and find out the story behind it. The photograph, showing Eduardo and Carlos Bolsonaro walking in Israel, is getting attention on social media in the wake of right-wing Bolsonaro’s election win. The […]