Paul Spencer

You're Smarter Than That

Powerful Blenders Don't Actually 'Unlock' Nutrients

We took a careful look at the evidence.
Paul Spencer
7.20.17
Motherboard Homepage

The Dakota Access Water Protectors Were Leaving—Then Came Trump’s Order

After Trump's order greenlighting construction of the pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is ready to fight again.
Paul Spencer
1.25.17
water

The Dakota Access Water Protectors Were Leaving—Then Came Trump’s Order

After Trump's order greenlighting construction of the pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is ready to fight again.
Paul Spencer
1.24.17
fun with science

Doctors May Have Figured Out a Way to Heal Scar Tissue

Fat cells to the rescue.
Paul Spencer
1.9.17
fun with science

Machines Can Now Smell Diseases on Your Breath

The chemicals you exhale can indicate life-threatening conditions, and new medical devices are learning to sniff them out.
Paul Spencer
12.28.16
fun with science

Is This Woman Spinning Left or Right?

Everything you've been told about this optical illusion is a lie.
Paul Spencer
12.19.16
Eat This

The Real Paleo Diet Includes Starchy Grains (and Bugs)

A new study shows how the cavemen really ate.
Paul Spencer
12.14.16
Holy Shit

Breathalyzers Aren't Accurate When Cops Use Hand Sanitizer

A small but telling new study casts doubt on current protocol.
Paul Spencer
12.7.16
Daily Buzzkill

Splitting Cigarettes Still Wrecks Your Health

This is a real drag for casual smokers.
Paul Spencer
12.5.16
Eat This

Spirit and Frontier Serve the Crappiest Airline Food

A new report gives them the lowest scores for health.
Paul Spencer
12.2.16
motherboard show

Trump’s Occult Online Supporters Believe ‘Meme Magic’ Got Him Elected

According to members of this internet tribe, which largely identifies with so-called “alt right” white nationalism, Donald Trump will become the 44th President of the United States thanks to their viral efforts with a cartoon frog.
Paul Spencer
11.18.16
environment

The Tribe Protesting the Dakota Pipeline Is Ready to Defend Its Wireless Network

"We as tribal nations have never given up our airspace."
Paul Spencer
11.1.16
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