Jason Momoa is a great superhero in a visually dazzling ‘Aquaman,’ but it still has some flaws of the DC films before it

Warner Bros. Warning: There are mild spoilers ahead for “Aquaman.” Here we go again.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: A Harvard psychologist reveals the secret to curbing your appetite See Also: The ‘Avengers: Endgame’ trailer hints at the death of another character in ‘Infinity War’ that we didn’t expect The […]

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 […]

‘Into the great black open’: Soyuz TIME-LAPSED journey to the International Space Station (VIDEO)

German astronaut Alexander Gerst has compressed a six-hour flight, he witnessed from the ISS window, into a mesmerizing time-lapse sequence, capturing the Soyuz journey from blastoff at Baikonur all the way to its docking. The astronaut shot the spacecraft’s trip from the International Space Station’s ‘Cupola’ observatory module. The video shows the Soyuz passing different […]

China warns US that trade war could escalate into ‘Great Depression & World War’

An escalation of the Sino-American trade conflict could lead to a repeat of the great catastrophes of the 20th century, a Chinese envoy has warned, just as Donald Trump once again threatened to slap China with additional tariffs. Just days before Chinese and American leaders are set to meet on the sidelines of the G20 […]

Trump proposes state-run TV network to tell world how “GREAT” America is

Enlarge / President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference a day after the midterm elections on November 7, 2018. (credit: Getty Images News) President Donald Trump yesterday proposed creating a government-run TV network that would broadcast globally to show the world how great America is. Trump […]

Will the Next Great Tech Company Come From the Developing World?

When I walked into Sidra Qasim and Waqas Ali’s apartment in San Francisco, the couple looked straight at my feet. “Your shoes are 12.5?” Ali asked. I nodded. “He’s very good at that,” Qasim, his wife, said, a smile tugging at the sides of her mouth. The couple have been designing shoes for nearly a […]

‘Great Gatsby’ Bollywood star spends $500k to relieve 1,400 farmers of debt

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has dipped into his own funds to pay off the debts of almost 1,400 farmers whose livelihoods were rocked by a prolonged period of drought. Read more The veteran actor, who is undeniably one of the most popular Indian artists having starred in almost 190 films in his 50-year-career, has cancelled […]

Daily Podcast: The End of Physical Media, The Best Visual Cinema Experience, Star Wars, Aquaman, Rocky III & Great Gatsby

On the November 20, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Star Wars, Aquaman, Rocky III and Great Gatsby. And in the Mail Bag we’ll talk about your television show recommendations and answer […]

The Great Virginia Grape Heist

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, was supposed to be harvest day for David Dunkenberger, a co-owner of Firefly Hill Vineyards, in Elliston, Virginia. He got to the fields early, eager to get this year’s grapes picked before the backwash of Hurricane Florence rolled in. As he scanned the vines, though, he began to feel queasy. His […]