The Underground New Year's Party a Century in the Making
The Second Avenue Subway represented another inversion of your typical subway experience: a shining example of government doing something big and cool and modern.
The Underground New Year's Party A Century In The Making
Deep beneath the Manhattan schist, a cavernous station became the New Year’s Eve birthday party for the Second Avenue Subway, the most expensive subway in the world.
Werner Herzog On Science, Language, Mars, and His Fever Dreams
A chat with the unstoppable filmmaker on Radio Motherboard.
Now You Can Build Your Own Private Mesh Network With Phones and Radios
The goTenna Mesh, a small radio device launching on Kickstarter, may bring the masses to mesh networking. A chat with the CEO, Daniela Perdomo.
'Snowden' Isn't Really About Snowden
It's about your nude pics. On this episode of Radio Motherboard, we think about Oliver Stone's film and hear from Stone and Snowden's lawyer.
The Economy Needs to Be More Human: A Chat With Douglas Rushkoff
The writer and media critic on the future of the web, his new podcast, and what's wrong with guaranteed minimum income.
'This All Seems Kinda Illegal': Watch Scientists Emerge From A Year On Fake Mars
A snapshot of the moment when scientists emerged from their habitat atop Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano, courtesy of the directors of "Red Heaven," a new film about the mission.
The Real Impact Of Your Phone
A special episode of Radio Motherboard focused on the environmental and human impact of electronics, brought to you by Team Human, a new podcast by Douglas Rushkoff.
Werner Herzog Has Met The Internet and It Is Us
In his new documentary "Lo And Behold," Werner Herzog explores the cave of never-forgotten dreams.
The Hell Of Not Being Able to Leave the Internet, As Captured By Werner Herzog
A clip from his new documentary showcases the dark side of the cloud.
War As Easy As Typing: Alex Gibney Spills the Secrets of 'Zero Days'
A lesson in the dangers of cyber weapons—which, like so many modern tools, are the dangers of unintended consequences, and the dangers of going too far.
The Moon-Walking, Alien-Hunting, Psychic Astronaut Who Got Sued By NASA
A Radio Motherboard chat with the late astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man on the moon and a connoisseur of consciousness, psychics, and aliens.