Three high-flying birds soar together for the first time since the 1970s

Eric Berger Update: This week, Ars staffers from across the country gather together in real life for our annual meeting, Technicon. We’re supposed to be talking more than typing, so we’re resurfacing a few classic Ars stories just in case the front page gets lonely. This one, which originally ran on November 22, 2015, centers […]

Rare Rides: Soar Like an Eagle With the 1988 Renault Medallion

The Rare Rides series has featured a few Renaults from the Eighties and Nineties previously, and even one sporty coupe which shared a showroom with today’s Rare Rides subject. It’s the family-friendly Renault Medallion, in comfortable grey wagon guise. Let’s take a look. The Medallion started its life out in France as the Renault 21. […]

Saudi Arabia using the ‘oil weapon option’ could cause prices to soar to $150

AP Photo/Anis Belghoul There is increasing evidence Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a US resident who has been a critic of the crown prince.   After the US threatened sanctions against Saudi Arabia, the oil-rich country seemed to hint at its ability to hit back through the energy market.  Analysts see a […]

US sends B-52 bombers ripping through the contested South China Sea twice in less than a week as tensions soar

REUTERS/Andrew Winning Twice in just three days, the US sent heavy bombers through the disputed South China Sea, sending a message to US rivals in the region. The US did the same last month, sparking criticism in Beijing, which claims the vast majority of the South China Sea. Secretary of Defense James Mattis argues that […]

ISIS kidnappings soar in Iraq, despite declared victory over militants, but ‘media stays silent’

Despite the Western Coalition declaring victory over Islamic State in Iraq last year, the militants’ activity is surging. More Iraqis are kidnapped every month, as state media stays silent, a government security adviser told RT. The Western Coalition declared Iraq “completely liberated” from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in December, but the militants’ activities didn’t […]

First Person Platformer ‘The Free Ones’ Lets You Soar Through The Skies

As a forced laborer escaping from an island, first-person platformer The Free Ones has you swinging all over the place with your trusty hookshot. While the game attempts to create an interesting narrative out of your predicament, the main draw of The Free Ones is its wide open spaces and physics-defying movement. Your hookshot attaches […]

5 Shark-Themed Southwest 737s Will Soar for Shark Week

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Parking pick-up fees SOAR at half UK’s major airports: Here’s how much more it’ll cost YOU

GETTY Airport car parking pick-up fees increased at over half UK major airports Shock new research has found that over half of the UK’s biggest airports have increased the fees for drivers picking up friends or family members. Analysis of parking prices by the RAC found that 13 airports had hiked up the pick-up parking […]

Palestinian stabber ‘severely injures’ 18yo Israeli woman as tensions soar

Israeli police shot and detained a Palestinian suspected of stabbing and severely injuring a young Jewish woman in the northern town of Afula. Police didn’t rule out a terror-related motive as Israeli-Palestinian tensions peak. The victim, identified as Shuva Malka, was stabbed in the street outside of a local coffee shop before noon on Monday. […]

Stastny scores twice as Jets soar into Western Conference final

Paul Stastny had two goals and an assist, Connor Hellebuyck made 36 saves, and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 5-1 in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night. Mark Scheifele also scored twice, including one into an empty net, while Tyler Myers had the other goal for Winnipeg. Kyle Connor […]