Texas indicts Cody Wilson on multiple counts of sexual assault of a minor

From Ars Technica Nathan Mattise On September 19, APD’s Cmdr. Troy Officer spoke to the press about a new warrant regarding child sexual assault allegations against Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson. The... Read more »

New Horizons has a successful flyby of the Kuiper Belt’s bowling pin

From Ars Technica While people around the world were celebrating the arrival of 2019, people at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland were hard at work. Billions of miles away,... Read more »

Offshore, Act Two: New owner repowers 20-year-old wind farm off Swedish coast

From Ars Technica Enlarge / Scroby Sands offshore wind farm, Caister, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. Photo by: Geography Photos/UIG via Getty Images In November, a Danish asset management group called Momentum Gruppen recommissioned... Read more »

EPA says regulation of mercury emissions not “appropriate and necessary”

From Ars Technica Enlarge / An eastbound Norfolk Southern Corp. unit coal train passes through Waddy, Kentucky. On Friday, the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it did not think... Read more »

People adopt made-up social rules to be part of a group

From Ars Technica If your friends jumped off a bridge, would you follow them? For parents, it’s meant to be a rhetorical question—a way of winning any argument that begins with “But... Read more »

EPA to keep Obama-era mercury rules, but make it harder to tighten them

From Ars Technica Enlarge / Smokestacks at Pacificorp’s 1,000MW coal-fired power plant on October 9, 2017 outside Huntington, Utah. According to a report from Bloomberg, the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is... Read more »

All we want for Christmas is the first trailer for Jordan Peele’s Us

From Ars Technica Enlarge / Adelaide (Lupita Nyong’o) tells her kids (Shahadi Wright Joseph and Evan Alex) to get their shoes on and be ready to run in Us. YouTube/Universal This Christmas... Read more »

Review: GMC Terrain gives you the ride you want—at a price

From Ars Technica The GMC Terrain starts at $25,000. The model we tested was just over $40,000. Eric Bangeman The Terrain has the usual massive grille and big GMC logo. Eric Bangeman... Read more »

Douglas Adams was right: “Genuine people personalities” are coming to our gadgets

From Ars Technica I remember the first time I read Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. It was back in junior high, around 1982, before I knew about the radio series. I got... Read more »

Bipartisan carbon-tax bill introduced in the Senate offers glimpse at future

From Ars Technica Enlarge / US Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.). On Wednesday, Senators Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) introduced a Senate bill to impose a... Read more »