Eco-horror has been around forever, and the premise propelling the genre couldn't be simpler or more primal: Man tampers with nature—or worse, ruins nature—and nature bitch slaps man. But over the years, we've been methodically downsizing our eco-villains…
Using math to kill airport lines.
The theories swirling around a mysterious, deadly explosion in Indianapolis over the weekend sound like the recipe for a futuristic Tom Clancy thriller or a dystopian video game.
Bow before it, puny mortal.
Until now, it's been tough to visualize—indeed, to personalize—the scope of America's covert, hotly contested drone campaigns in the Middle East and Horn of Africa. That's where Dronestagram comes in.
Like the rest of the internet, the Syrian memeverse is messy, argumentative, and prone to stupidity and hyperbole.
Why do we blame the victims of sexual harassment?
China just took one giant step closer toward its own Internet.
So why the fuck do I love it so much?
It's like a real life 'Red Dawn' remake.
How Apple began to rot.
His friends describe his as not just Steve Jobs but also John D. Rockefeller and Howard Hughes all wrapped in one. His friend Jon Favreau used Musk as the real-life inspiration for the big screen version of Tony Stark. Elon Musk is a badass.
Colorado and Washington are about to get a whole lot higher.
Coming at you from our highly fortified Command Center in Brooklyn.
Should hacked companies publicize their losses?
The new 'Star Wars' films, should they actually get made, are going to suck. They're also going to be pretty rad.
A decade after its inception, the Department of Homeland Security has decided that it needs to find a better way to stay on top of national security than farming out computer work to contractors.
In next week's election, districts in over a dozen states will rely on glitchy, paperless voting tech. Nothing to worry about. Move along.
In Hurricane Sandy's wake, blacked-out New York City's biggest charging station was like a 21st Century bonfire.
You can almost hear the lowly mules—both of whom fled the scene—cry out in that sort of self-deprecating "God damnit" that only comes when you know you really fucked up.
Is Kodak, the beleaguered film company, simply waiting to die?
There are a great many reasons why we love disasters, and none of them have to do with enjoying the suffering of others. So take some comfort. We're not into disasters because we're secretly evil villains; we're into disasters (in large part) to connect t…
If the flooding happened after dominant rats took to the surface and drove the weaklings underground to die, New York City's rat population may have just gotten stronger.
I'm about to be sucked into a Hell portal that sits in caverns somewhere around NASA's JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab). The old line is that "JPL" really stands for Jack Parsons' Lab, in honor of the rocketeer who dabbled in the occult and went to sex parties wi…