Then, Motherboard heads to Austin to see if Elon Musk's Hyperloop is any closer to becoming a reality and we investigate the deep-breathing workshops that are supposed to induce trance-like states.
In her last comic for The Artist Anna Haifisch reminds us to look at all of the strange, confusing antics of artists with love and mercy.
For 53 years Las Vegas was the seedy, beating heart of Auckland's K Road. We talked to the filmmaker who made a short documentary about its final days.
Like the famous gay magazine Butt, Chomp places erotic photographs of dudes (but also skaters) alongside personal profiles and interviews.
We caught up with painter and famed drag performer Tabboo!, whose work appears this weekend at the Outsider Art Fair.
Majd Abdel Hamid's hand-stitched images of Syrians killed in the conflict are somehow more horrifying and real because they are abstract.
Before his retrospective at the New Museum closes, the iconic "lowbrow" artist discussed his disdain for art fairs as well as his appreciation for stuff with a "psychotic undercurrent."
Artist Jack Coulter has a rare condition which enables him to hear color. In his work, he paints what very few can see.
What the threat to the popular Bussey Building nightclub tells us about the war on fun in London.
"By calling for a boycott of Israel, Palestinians are only asking you not to help Israel oppress them."
How it feels to say nothing for 40 minutes at a party.
Mark Cawson documented his time living in unoccupied buildings in the English capital. Now, his photographs are being exhibited for the first time.
We sat down with the writer to talk about her career, how New York has changed, and the problems LGBT people still face.
From Walt Disney to Piet Mondrian, video games have long been taking visual cues from a great number of artists past and present.
We spoke to artist Hardeep Pandhal about cultural identity and the pitfalls of positive discrimination.
We talked to artist duo Freeman/Lowe and musician Jennifer Herrema about their latest multimedia mindfuck, Scenario in the Shade.
What's it like to be an artist? Find out in this new weekly series by German cartoonist, Anna Haifisch.
We talked with the shop's artists about how they got started, jealousy from male peers, and their love of permanently marking people's bodies.
Bora Kim is raising questions of race, masculinity, and the importance of teenage girls' taste.
From Alana Francis, who's exhibiting scans of her facial reconstruction surgery, to Genesis P-Orridge, who had a bunch of surgery to resemble h/er late wife.
We met the elusive and singular artist to ask about the challenges of being a woman artist in a male-dominated art world, her storied career, and her new "one-woman show" at MoMA.
We met artist and activist Wu Yuren to discuss the police beatings, false imprisonment, and regular surveillance he has received at the hands of the People's Republic.
"Before calling myself a political artist, I have to honor my obligation as a human."
Who are the hot new artists of today? Read this comic and find out.