Science & Tech

nuclear fusion

India Is Launching a Rover to the Moon to Look for Nuclear Fusion Fuel

The moon is harbors billions dollars worth of Helium-3, a critical component for nuclear fusion. India’s space agency wants to be the first to mine it.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.28.18
health apps

Need an Ambulance? Click Here to Order One

A new app promises to get you an ambulance faster than a pizza.
Parthshri Arora
6.13.18
Reddit

Created by 'Gifted Virgins', Dank Subreddit r/Bakchodi Soon Became a Haven for Trolls

The inside story.
Anup Tripathi
6.8.18
ModiMania

Fight Kejriwal, Hunt Black Money and Get Your Modi Face on in Digital India

The Google Play app store is basically Super Modi World now.
Parthshri Arora
6.1.18
App developers

This 17-Year-Old's Kimbho App Is Doing Better Than Baba Ramdev's

And it’s not even a messenger.
Parthshri Arora
5.31.18
crime

How an E-Commerce Entrepreneur on the Wrong Side of Reliance Jio Ended up in Meerut Jail

A 29-year-old finance graduate founded a 'borderline illegal' venture, got rich overnight, and became a minor celebrity in prison.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.22.18
entrepreneurship

This NIT Student Runs a Drone-to-Door Delivery Service

He's also a competitive bodybuilder.
Parthshri Arora
5.4.18
mind

The Bizarrely Effective Way Placebos Change Our Bodies

It's not just mind over matter.
Nina Shapiro, M.D.
5.3.18
misogyny

How Reddit Is Used to Indoctrinate Young Men Into Becoming Misogynists

Reddit’s “involuntary celibate” group was taken down earlier this month after its anti-woman debate turned violent. But the problem is much larger than one subreddit.
Aditi Natasha Kini
4.27.18
Internet

This YouTuber Fixes Ugly Websites and It's Really Satisfying

Refactoring UI is a YouTube series which takes poorly designed UI and gives it the fairy godmother treatment.
Wajeeh Maaz
4.19.18
Mars

Nobody Knows How This Part of Mars Exploded

New images of Ismenia Patera deepen the mystery of its origins.
Becky Ferreira
4.14.18
Technology

The Secret Ways Social Media Is Built for Addiction

They're using manipulative tricks from casinos, among other things.
Julian Morgans
4.13.18