Millennials on Spirit Quests Are Ruining Everything About Ayahuasca
Ayahuasca was a sacred medicine. Now it's a global 'it' drug, and the trendiness is threatening the source.
There's an Ocean Deep Inside the Earth
The discovery of a rare gem shows that there an enormous water reservoir in the Earth's mantle.
The Louder the Monkey, the Smaller Its Balls, Study Finds
Howler monkeys can be well-endowed in the voice box or the family jewels, but not both.
Mark Zuckerberg’s Chinese New Year Message Is Not Quite There
He loves to flaunt it, but Zuckerberg’s Chinese is still pretty bad.
Chinese Cave Graffiti Contains 500 Years of Climate Data
For the first time, researchers find a direct link between historical cave inscriptions and geochemical records.
Meet the Cyborg Beetles, Real Insects That Are Controlled Like Robots
Scientists can precisely control the insects' movements through electrical stimulation, and say they could be used to save human lives.
This Is How Coffee Changes Your DNA
A cup of joe is more powerful than you think.
The Dawn of Killer Robots
Watch Motherboard's film on the evolving relationship between humans and robots, and what intelligent machines bode for the future of warfare and humanity.
Connelly LaMar and Brian Anderson
Watching Popcorn Pop at 30,000 Frames Per Second Might Make You Cry
Turn your sound up and take in its majesty.
We Need Three Planets to Keep the Human Race Alive, NASA Scientist Says
Humans are using Earth's resources in a completely unsustainable way.
Goodbye World: We’ve Passed the Carbon Tipping Point For Good
Atmospheric carbon levels are probably stuck at 400 parts per million, scientists say.