The better the world gets, the less it needs religion—and in the Western world, at least, religion is going out with a whimper, not a bang.
The corporate term "TV Everywhere" sums up what's happening in 2015. It's like the truck carrying all the TV got jackknifed on the highway and all the TV spilled out.
Cosmetic surgeries are expensive and, when done badly, can be deadly. But in the future, we might be able to glam ourselves up with a few radio waves, nanotechnology, or even our own blood.
Until the planet explodes, melts, or drowns, humans will want to get high.
A series of essays about how the world is going to change in the next few years, from drugs to terrorism, plastic surgery to video games.
James Murphy partnered up with IBM and transformed algorithmic data generated by professional tennis matches into an ethereal soundscape punctuated by funky-ass dance tunes.
Catch a new show by Danish photographer Fryd Frydendahl at the Camera Club of New York's brand new downtown gallery.
The group known as the Future broke into the unironically named Oil and Money Conference in London shouting "Oil is fucking our future and we are fighting back!" They're pretty excited about it.
Robo-ethicists have proposed using child sex robots to research and treat pedophilia. That's basically like saying that child molestation is fine, as long as you don't use real kids.
If the 60s were the golden age of television, and the 80s owned movie epics, then the 2010s belong to video games.
With 50 people killed in Taliban attacks, the final round of Afghanistan's presidential elections passed more quietly than expected.
In an attempt to psych out the conservative politician who thinks that climate change is a bunch of hooey, the crew will, one by one, approach him while he's giving his speech, paint a circle around one of their eyes, and stare at him.
MATTE magazine is an independent journal of photography founded by VICE photo editor Matthew Leifheit in 2010. Issue 22 of MATTE features Luke Libera Moore's darkly psychological high-res fantasies.
Numbers are fucked. Numbers know more about America than America knows about America. It's as if our whole existence is a string of digits some dork imagined in his sleep and accidentally whipped into creation. By my calculations, and with a head nod to t…
Soylent is a sci-fi-inspired nutrient shake, and for an entire month it was the only thing I ate. Here's what happened over the course of my 30-day deep dive into the Silicon Valley-driven future of food.
Climate change is running rampant, our politics are infected by moneyed interests, and corporations control our media. Al Gore sits down with Motherboard to explain two possible futures he sees for humanity.
Jan 18, 2013
By the second part of this century wars won't be fought over land or oil, but rather food. Or more specifically, the lack of it.
Coaches learn their extremely difficult, demanding, horrifically time-consuming jobs as they go along, picking up knowledge as they work. Why don't NFL coaches just go to grad school to study football?
Rich Terrile, the NASA scientist who told us we were all Sims in a video game, fucked our brain folds again by explaining how human beings are outdated and will soon merge with machines to become a robotic race.
Torn between her need to give life and her concern for the uncertain fate of tasty endangered species, Ai Hasegawa has found a way of merging both: by giving birth to these animals herself.
Professor Lee Cronin is working on making your drugs downloadable.
What will sex be like when we're disembodied digital entities floating around the matrix?