Sean Yeaton

Motherboard Blog

These Adults Made The Longest Tin Can Phone

All the cool cats in the 90s had one of these things.
Sean Yeaton
3.7.13
The Hopelessness Issue

How Are We Gonna Die?

Stuart Armstrong is a research fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford, where he’s been on a mission to gauge what sort of doom might befall mankind.
Sean Yeaton
12.18.12
videos

It's Not Too Late To Vote For Vermin Supreme

Fuck it, vote for the man that matter.
Sean Yeaton
11.6.12
tech

A Very Popular App

"Trust me, I'm cool.'
Sean Yeaton
10.25.12
Motherboard Blog

Trust Me, I'm Cool (An App)

Here's the thing with regard to relative coolness: it's good to be cool and it's hip to be square; no one likes to party with losers and if you'd like to have a say, it's important to stay on top of trends. Being cool is different than being "popular...
Sean Yeaton
10.25.12
Motherboard Blog

Motherboard TV: We Talked To Steve Jobs Through A Psychic Medium

It's been exactly a year since California Governor Jerry Brown declared "October 16 to be Steve Jobs Day":http://mashable.com/2011/10/15/steve-jobs-day-california-october-16-stanford/. It apparently was a one year-only holiday, but it still stands as a...
Sean Yeaton
10.16.12
Motherboard Blog

What The Hell Am I Looking At? Larry King At Comic-Con

San Diego: A clever prankster dressed as a Ninja Turtle went to Comic-Con and convinced Zachary Levi he was Larry King.
Sean Yeaton
10.4.12
video

"Are These Guys Just Having Fun?" Watch This 1990s Video About Hacking

Hackers, the phantoms of the opera of the Internet, have had an enormous impact on the rich narrative of our online reality. The video below, the first episode of "Net Cafe" from 1996, begins by describing "the first time the CIA website got hacked...
Sean Yeaton
9.29.12
Motherboard Blog

You Fat Slob, Troma Just Released 150 Films On YouTube

Wow, you guys. Great news. You no longer have to go to the beach this holiday weekend. That's right, you can save people the trouble of commenting on your horrible posture and translucent skin; instead, take that satchel of grillables and drag it into...
Sean Yeaton
8.31.12
motherboard show

Apocalypse Salad: Eating Jellyfish And Ants With Justin Warner For Science

This delicious salad could be your only hope for survival after the collapse of civilization
Sean Yeaton
8.29.12
Design

Plus Pool Is A Floating Swimming Pool That Cleans New York's Rivers

Meet the guys behind Plus Pool, a floating, river-filtering watersports fun zone in Motherboard TV’s new series Futurestructures.
Sean Yeaton
8.23.12
tech

I Tried to Get the Guys Behind the Plus Pool Arrested

Here is a little behind the scenes anecdote from the filming of Motherboard's "Plus Pool" documentary.
Sean Yeaton
8.17.12
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