Europe’s glitziest 'Christmas tree' made of pure gold unveiled [PHOTO, VIDEO]

Ahead of the much-anticipated festive season German gold dealer Pro Aurum has erected the most expensive Christmas tree in all of Europe. The unusual decoration is made of gold coins worth €2.3 million ($ 2.6 million). According to the dealer, the tree could’ve been worth more, but gold’s value declined during the second half of […]

Pharma giant GSK just made a $5.1 billion bet on a cancer drugmaker (GSK, TSRO)

Reuters via handout GlaxoSmithKline just agreed to acquire the cancer drugmaker Tesaro for $ 5.1 billion in a bid to bulk up its cancer pipeline.  Tesaro makes a drug called Zejula, which is used to treat ovarian cancer.  GSK has been working to refresh its research-and-development strategy — in July it made a $ 300 […]

Pharma giant GSK just made a $5.1 billion bet on a cancer drugmaker (GSK, TSRO)

Reuters via handout GlaxoSmithKline just agreed to acquire the cancer drugmaker Tesaro for $ 5.1 billion in a bid to bulk up its cancer pipeline.  Tesaro makes a drug called Zejula, which is used to treat ovarian cancer.  GSK has been working to refresh its research-and-development strategy — in July it made a $ 300 […]

‘Well made & comfy!’ Putin’s ‘bunker on wheels’ grabs attention at G20 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Putin’s presidential motorcade has made an impressive appearance on its maiden voyage to South America and has attracted interest from international buyers eager to ride in the comfort of an Aurus limousine. After making their international debut in Finland this summer, two Aurus armored limos were sent to Buenos Aires to accompany the Russian President […]

‘It was made to seem like getting a haircut’: Patient says breast implant sales pitch glossed over risks

Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery in the world, with 10 million women opting for breast implants during the past decade. We took hidden cameras into the offices of three Toronto plastic surgeons to review how they explain and sell the procedure.

Wildlands may be the slickest, simplest fantasy skirmish game ever made

Enlarge (credit: Osprey Games) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Miniature battle games have been around as long as the tabletop hobby itself. From industry giants like Warhammer 40,000 to competitors like Frostgrave, The Walking Dead, or the Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures […]

Jurgen Klopp SLAMS referee and claims PSG made Liverpool look like 'butchers' in defeat

Neymar netted the winner for the French champions as Liverpool suffered a loss. Juan Bernat gave PSG the lead in the 13th minute before the Brazil international made it 2-0. James Milner gave Liverpool hope in first half injury time when he converted a penalty after Sadio Mane was fouled. But Klopp made it clear […]

Powdered Oreo drink mix exists and it’s made with actual Oreo cookie crumbles

via Amazon Oreo released a drink mix that’s intended to be mixed into cold milk. The drink comes with actual Oreo cookie crumbles. It’s milk and cookies in a glass. Move over, Nesquik. There’s a new chocolate drink mix in town, and Oreo lovers are going to be really happy about it. That’s right: Oreo has released its […]

Ukrainian sailors captured during clashes with Russia made bizarre video confessions broadcast on Russian state TV

Screenshot/Russia24 Ukrainian servicemen captured during clashes between Russia and Ukraine on Sunday gave bizarre testimony broadcast on Russian state TV.  The men said they deliberately ignored warnings and were aware that the presence of their ships in the tense Sea of Azov was provocative.  Ukraine’s Navy commander fired back and said the men were forced to give […]

‘I would have been frustrated if we didn’t get an answer’: ‘The Walking Dead’ showrunner explains why a big reveal was made on Sunday’s episode and teases what’s ahead for next year

Gene Page/AMC There are spoilers ahead for “The Walking Dead” season nine, episode eight, “Evolution.” Sunday’s mid-season finale of “The Walking Dead” finally introduced us to the true identity of the show’s talking zombies. They aren’t really evolving as Eugene suggested. Daryl revealed them to be a group of survivors who blend in with the undead […]