Google Maps Street View: Unusual security breach spotted – you’ll never guess who’s guilty

Google Maps Street View has photographed an incredibly odd image in Australia. It appears to show a security breach underway – but the perpetrators are not what one would expect. The snap, taken on the Canberra Centenary Trail, shows an outpost for emergency services. The small building comes with the sign “ACT (Australian Capital Territory) […]

June postscript: 5 unusual things you can make in an Internet-connected oven

Enlarge / The air-fried “churros” were delicious, but they tasted nothing at all like churros. (credit: Megan Geuss) Earlier this month, Ars reviewed the June Oven, an Internet-connected, seven-in-one device that pushes the boundaries of the traditional toaster oven. Overall, I felt pretty positive about the June, especially the internal camera that allows you to watch […]

Saturday Kitchen viewers BAFFLED by chef’s unusual hangover cure ‘He has no idea’

Nigel Slater made a guest appearance on Saturday Kitchen today for one of the food films.  The chef decided to stick to a theme of New Year’s Day and wondered what one should eat on the big day. Sticking to a hangover cure, Nigel prepared a lentil and beef salad which would be sure to […]

What Paul Manafort’s highly unusual move to brief Trump’s team on his discussions with Mueller reveals about his strategy

Reuters Justice Department veterans are flummoxed that lawyers representing Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign, are still in touch with Trump’s lawyers following Manafort’s guilty plea. “It is absolutely not normal for a convicted felon and now cooperator to continue to loop in a potential target’s attorneys on the relationship with […]

Prince Harry and Prince William reveal Charles made them do an unusual holiday activity

Prince Harry and Prince William may be in line to the throne but they did a very un-royal task while on holiday when they were young. Prince Charles – who is well known for his environmental efforts – made his two sons do an activity that many children would turn their noses up at. The […]

Camilla Duchess of Cornwall’s secret trip with Meghan and Harry to this unusual location

Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, 71, and Prince Charles, 69, have formed a strong friendship with Meghan Markle, 37, since she joined the Royal Family. Following her wedding to Prince Harry, 34, she joined the older couple for a number of official events together. The newlyweds, while their honeymoon location remains unknown, also joined them for […]

Trump’s unusual Fed bashing raises the stakes of a policy blunder that damages the economy

Jacquelyn Martin/AP President Donald Trump is blaming the Federal Reserve for the stock market’s sell-off.  While it’s unusual for the US president to publicly bash the Fed, many investors agree that fears of higher interest rates are partly responsible for the volatility.  By pitting himself against the Fed, Trump is raising the stakes of a […]