Partying With Dr. NakaMats, the World's Most Prolific Inventor
He held his 88th birthday celebration in a freight elevator. Now see how he plans to live to 144, while treating his own cancer.
Do Nootropics Give Esports Gamers an Edge?
Ben Watley and Alex Novosad are two members of an esports team paving the way for Nootropics in professional esports.
Watch This Mind-Controlled Bionic Arm Touch and Feel
Melissa Loomis, an amputee, is pushing the sensory capabilities of the most advanced neuroprosthetic in the world
Motherboard’s New Series ‘Symptomatic’ Follows Disease Hunters Around the Globe
This three-part documentary series shows how our battle with pathogens is getting more complex.
The Building Blocks of Everything
The Scientist Making (and Destroying) Military-Grade Foam in Brooklyn
What kind of foam is strong enough to survive a car crash? We find out in this episode of Lab Spaces.
The Roads of the Future Will Charge Your Car, Keep You from Crashing
Electric cars seem like the perfect solution to reducing smog and our dependence on oil, except for one thing: Batteries just aren't all that great.
Aquapods Are the Future of Oceanic Fish Farming
We’ve surpassed our capacity to sustainably fish wild caught fish, shrimp, and mollusks from the ocean, and so we’ve turned to aquaculture.
Robots Are Controlling Each Other Now
This vid was presented earlier this month at the latest International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) in Vilamoura, Algarve in Portugal by Rehan O'Grady, and Marco Dorigo, from Universite Libre de Bruxelles and Instituto...
Thanks to These Glucose-Powered Microchips, Cyborgs Are One Step Closer
If your vision of the future ever involved tiny jet-packs and blinking battery belts, then you’re dead-ass wrong, because your jet pack is probably more likely to be plugged into your spinal cord than some re-chargable battery belt pack, according to a...
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
The Navy's Electric Cannon Will Rail You at 5,600 MPH
This thing is absolutely terrifying.
SketchSynth Lets You Draw Your Own Synth on Paper
For those who regularly (or even no so regularly) like to mess around with noise, you know that the equipment that comes with it is sometimes cumbersome and often comes with annoying fixed interfaces. That’s one of the things SketchSynth, a new project...
Mars in an Ice Cave
Last year's Mars 500 simulation - in which six men locked themselves inside of a spacecraft-like environment in the outskirts of Moscow for 520 days - may have been scientifically "accurate" but "looked":http://motherboard.vice.com/2010/8/12/mars-bound...