For the first episode of Motherboard's new series "Experimental Music," Dan Deacon gets slimy and chats us up about haters, his new album, and how the end of the world will be anything but elegant. It's two parts "Bill Nye," 1.5 parts "Meet the Band," and…
It's really just an airbag for your head.
It will take four months and 500 workers to dismantle the erstwhile Exxon Valdez.
They're vain, inane, and attention seeking, and they're more famous than you'll ever be. But exactly who are they? I dipped my toe into the murky world of the Teenybopper Trolls to find out.
Kids are sticking each other up at gunpoint for virtual world cash.
On Wednesday I wrote an article for VICE titled "Torrentfreak is Full of Shit, According to a Demonoid Admin," that quoted a Demonoid site moderator I am in contact with. Unsurprisingly, TorrentFreak got a bit upset.
It only took four decades. (Slow clap.)
You'd probably try these out if you weren't such a deadbeat.
There's no downside or moral dilemma when it comes to drone strikes, says philosopher employed by the U.S. military.
I've been covering the rise of Demonoid since 2009, so when TorrentFreak reported that they were forcibly kicked off the internet, possibly courtesy of the US government, I reached out to one of their admins. I was told that anything TorrentFreak reports
No one really knows who's hooking up Mexico with $350 million in border-spying gear.
The Emmy winning director - who covered two Olympics with NBC - tells us how the 'ol peacock's Games coverage won primetime.
NASA's livestream coverage of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars was practically as flawless as the landing itself, a refreshing alternative to all that troubled Olympics coverage. All that can stop the Curiosity rover now are Martians—and weird copyri…
What's it like landing the Mars rover? Absolutely insane. The deputy chief technologist at NASA tells us it's a real 'nail biter.'
Why do some people take the merry-go-round route of sexual exploits while others don't part till death? A study found that your severe case of dick or vagina ADD may not be your fault. Having a propensity for casual sex appears to be genetic.
His two-decade US-China fantasy battle is pissing everybody off. If it sounds like the Cold War all over again, it kind of is.
Somehow it all just makes sense.
How Australia figured out how to end mass shootings.
The times they are a-changin' for Jonah Lehrer.
Finally, a DIY games doc that promises to actually teach stuff and not just beat the Billy Mitchell-is-a-total-dick trope.
To help out the last of the analog set, I present my guide to etiquette for old-ish people in the digital age.
The unprecedented hunt for the the Higgs boson or "God particle" may have culminated at Europe's largest particle accelerator, but it was the product of an effort that began thousands of miles away at another atom smasher beneath the Illinois prairie.
Remembering the Concorde, Flight 4590, and an insatiable appetite for jet fuel.
Remembering the first American woman in space.