Canada Wants to Deradicalize Terrorists, So Why Is It Trying to Arm Drones?
Drones don't win hearts and minds.
Australia's Leading Transhumanist Describes What Will Happen When We All Live Forever
According to Peter Xing, founder of Transhumanist Australia, "It's very poetic to say there is a narrative arc with life and death. But it's a social construct."
The Problem With Using Metadata to Justify Drone Strikes
When marking someone for death is like feeling around in the dark.
An all fronts look at how technology is driving military innovation in 2015 and beyond.
What Will World War III Look Like?
Radio Motherboard discusses the next major global conflict—and takes a look at how we might have already witnessed its beginning.
The 3D Printed War
The democratizing technology could radically change the military-industrial complex.
An Australian Vegan Restaurant Refused to Exterminate Its Cockroaches Because It Didn't Want to Kill Animals
The owner of Canberra's Kingsland Vegetarian Restaurant said he knew his kitchen had an infestation but didn't want to harm the "little insects."
Did Argentina Just Open the Door to Personhood for Apes?
A court in Argentina has ruled that non-human persons can't be kept in cages. Will America follow suit?
Reaction to the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'
Peter W. Singer, one of the nation's foremost experts on cybersecurity, says Sony's reaction has been abysmal.
Do Anthropologists Consider the Ice Bucket Challenge an 'Extreme Ritual'?
According to anthropologist Dimitris Xygalatas, pouring ice water on our heads isn't all that different from Kavadi, a Hindu ritual that involves skewering your cheeks.
'Effective Altruists' Want to Be Nice in the Most Efficient Way Possible
Charity shouldn't begin at home, they say—it should begin wherever money will do the most amount of good.
A British Man Is Going to Prison for Having Fish Porn on His Phone
A man in the UK is awaiting sentencing this month for having fish porn. If that suddenly got you wondering about the legalities of sex with animals and their ethical basis, you're not alone.