MOTHERBOARD STAFF

Cybersecurty

Why Are Passwords Still a Thing?

Passwords aren't secure and they might never have been.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
6.27.19
CYBER

How a Hacker Tracked Thousands of Cars and Gained the Ability To Kill Their Engines

In this week’s CYBER podcast, we spoke about Motherboard’s scoop on a hacker who breached two GPS tracking companies.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
4.30.19
Motherboard

An NYC Couple Keeps Getting Letters for Santa, So They Asked Facebook for Help

Miracle on 22nd Street.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
12.23.16
tech

A Massive Oil Pipeline Under the Great Lakes Is Old Enough to Rupture

If just one of the two degrading pipelines breaks, it would result in a 1.5 million gallon oil spill, devastating the region. Motherboard traveled to Michigan to investigate the situation.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
9.2.15
tech

The Fungus That Could Replace Plastic

Motherboard correspondent Alejandro Tauber traveled to the Netherlands to meet some of the scientists and designers who have come up with a viable replacement for plastic: fungus.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
8.27.15
tech

A Former Drone Pilot’s Guilt Kept Him Awake at Night

How Brandon Bryant became an advocate against the use of unmanned combat drones.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
8.21.15
Motherboard

'Click. Print. Gun.' (Trailer)

Cody R. Wilson has figured out how to print a semiautomatic rifle from the comfort of his own home. Now he's putting all the information online so that others will join him. Our documentary 'Click. Print. Gun.' investigates this groundbreaking...
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
3.20.13
Motherboard

The Space Suit Makers

When they first met in 2007, Ted Southern and Nik Moiseev came from two very different worlds. They didn't imagine they'd eventually be in business designing space couture in a modest studio at the Brooklyn Navy Yards.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
2.12.13
Motherboard

Valley of the UFOs

We ventured to Hooper, Colorado (population: 105) to investigate some of the stranger things that have gone down there—from shooting stars to strange weather patterns to aliens descending to Earth in extraterrestrial space pods.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
1.29.13
Motherboard

The Space Composer

As we started planning the second season of our 'Spaced Out' series, we wanted to feature non-scientists thinking about the future of space. Enter composer Robert Alexander, who is helping NASA make new discoveries by turning raw data into music...
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
1.16.13
Motherboard

Open Source Outer Space

Anyone with enough brains and balls can build their own rocket and fly it to space. Or at least that’s what the nonprofit, open-source space-project Copenhagen Suborbitals wants the world to realize. They're determined to create the first homemade...
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
12.18.12
Motherboard

Drone On

From weapon expos in Jordan to idyllic California beaches, we caught up with the people who are building and selling unmanned aerial vehicles all over the world, and even convinced a few companies to let us take their flying spy robots for a spin.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
11.30.12
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