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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Southwest Airways protested airworthiness directive designed to forestall engine screw ups

Enlarge / Southwest's Boeing 737-700, tail number N772SW, was the aircraft for Southwest flight 1380. A failure in its left turbofan engine caused the death of one passenger and multiple other injuries.Aeroprints reader comments 118 Share this story While a National Transportation Safety Board investigation is still underway, NTSB officials confirmed that the uncontained engine…

Ryzen features on Intel with 2d era

AMD reader comments 118 Share this story The second-generation Ryzen chips announced last week are now out, and reviews have hit the 'Net. Unlike the situation last week, we're now free to talk about what has changed in the second-generation chips and where their improvements lie. Model Cores/Threads Clock base/boost/GHz TDP/W Cooler Price Ryzen 7…

As PUBG-cherish contenders emerge, Islands of Nyne could perchance maybe already take into accout...

reader comments 39 Share this story Call it a trend, if not an outright phenomenon. Battle royale games have officially catapulted into the industry's pole position, largely fueled by the neck-and-neck popularity contest between PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) and Fortnite: Battle Royale. And this week, we learned that even more of these games will likely show up by…

After 15 months, NASA in a roundabout scheme has an administrator [Updated]

Enlarge / Oklahoma GOP Congressman Jim Bridenstine is Trump's nominee to become NASA administrator.Space Foundation reader comments 91 Share this story Thursday update: It took awhile, but after eight months of consideration—and a key flip of Florida Senator Marco Rubio to "yes"—the United States Senate confirmed Jim Bridenstine to be NASA's next administrator on Thursday…

Dealmaster: Win a Dell notebook computer with a Core i7 and 16GB of RAM...

reader comments 10 Share this story Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today's list includes a decent price on Dell's Inspiron 15 5000 notebook, which can be had with a 7th-gen Core i7, 16GB of RAM, and a 4GB AMD Radeon R7 graphics card for…

ISPs might per chance per chance well also quiet payment for rapid lanes—factual like...

Enlarge / Airport security line.TSA reader comments 163 Share this story Congressional Republicans want to impose "net neutrality" rules that allow Internet service providers to charge online services and websites for priority access to consumers. Making the case for paid prioritization Tuesday, US Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) said that paying for priority access would be…

Google disables “domain fronting” capability archaic to evade censors

Enlarge / No, no you can't.Nathan Mattise reader comments 38 Share this story Google's App Engine may not have been designed to provide a way for developers to evade censors, but for the past few years it has offered one, via a technique known as domain fronting. By wrapping communications to a service with a…

Mammals are smaller than they former to be, and it’s our fault

Enlarge / They were big, but we showed up, and they're now gone.Mauricio Anton reader comments 59 Share this story When the first modern humans ventured beyond Africa during the late Pleistocene, roughly 120,000 years ago, they stepped into a world filled with giants: the six-ton giant ground sloth in South America, the two- to three-ton…

Bitcoin heist suspect reportedly walked out of low-safety detention heart, onto flight

Enlarge / The view taking off from Keflavik International Airport.Eric Salard reader comments 9 Share this story Further ReadingBitcoin thirst spurs Icelandic heist—“Grand theft on a scale unseen before”One of the arrested suspects believed to be involved in Iceland’s "Big Bitcoin Heist" has reportedly fled the country for Sweden. According to the Associated Press, Sindri…

OneNote desktop app quit-of-lifed, replaced with House windows 10 UWP

Enlarge / OneNote UWP.Microsoft reader comments 50 Share this story While the main Office apps remain traditional desktop Windows applications, Microsoft has been developing a modern version of OneNote using the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) APIs for some years; it's arguably one of the more complex and capable UWP applications available today. In Office 2019…