Hacking inner peace

1. Science class The principal calls this a mindful school. Johane Ligondé is effusively warm but with the kind of emotional solidity you’d expect from someone who wakes each morning to manage more than 1,000 kids at the only public middle school in the village of Freeport in Long Island, New York. She is also […]

Is ice swimming the key to finding your inner ‘sisu’?

Share this article Lola Akinmade Åkerström has long been fascinated by ice swimming and how easily Finns submerge themselves into freezing waters. Can she too find her inner sisu? It’s easily 15 degrees Celsius below zero. Wearing nothing more than a woolen hat and swimming trunks, Dave calmly walks to a wooden ladder—caked with snow […]

The Lotte New York Palace Hotel Wants You to Unleash Your Inner Gossip Girl

Relive Gossip Girl Fandom at The Lotte New York Palace Hotel Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site […]

‘Kim’s sister hovers like the lady of the house’: RT reporter visits N.Korea's inner sanctum

Few foreign journalists have had the chance to cover Kim Jong-un firsthand, but RT’s Ilya Petrenko became one of them, when he accompanied Russian FM Sergey Lavrov for a visit to the North Korean leader’s private palace. Hours before the Russian foreign minister was due to meet Kim on Thursday, the traveling journalists, who had […]

DropMix review: Unleash your inner DJ

Enlarge / DropMix, complete with phone and cards. (credit: Charlie Theel) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Trying to explain what DropMix is can prove a challenge. It’s a game, it’s a chunky piece of hardware, and it’s a centerpiece that breeds […]

Corsair channels its inner Sarah McLachlan for its #GPURescue campaign

PC component manufacturer Corsair is standing up to those who would abuse graphics cards by using them to mine Bitcoin-like cryptocurrencies … or at least it is pretending to do that for an April Fool’s Day joke. On Corsair’s YouTube page, the company has uploaded a video titled “Stop GPU Abuse! #GPURESCUE.” This is a…Read […]