Could We Blow Up the Internet?
Is it possible to take down the internet by physically attacking its infrastructure?
An exclusive excerpt from Infinite Detail, the debut novel by Tim Maughan
Be Good for Goodness’ Sake
In a not-too-distant Christmas, Amazon's child-friendly surveillance elves will motivate your kid to be nice not naughty with the promise of nonstop streaming content and elfcoins.
Waking in a new, clearer winter wonderland.
Welcome to a future where undocumented migrants are penalized, prisons merge with labor camps, and iPhones are made in America.
Why We Can't Resist Volcanoes, According to Werner Herzog's Volcanologist
The volcano scientist behind (and front and center of) Herzog’s new documentary on how science mixes with magic, and the beautiful danger of volcanoes.
Your Coffee Table Needs This Lavish Collection of Retro UFO Pulp Fiction Art
Speculative fiction writer Jack Womack's new book 'Flying Saucers Are Real!' is a window into the paranoid American psyche.
The Future Is Genetically Modified Facebook Profiles
At least, according to filmmaker Alexey Marfin, the brains behind the sharply poignant and delightfully dystopian 'Blue-Eyed Me.'
The future of work is frantically cycling through a cornucopia of performance-enhancing drugs at will.
The Inevitable Rise of the Internet of Shipping Containers
Is this the dawn of the smart shipping container?
China's Drone Army Is Beginning to Look a Lot Like the US's
Is China inheriting the US's drone wars? It certainly seems so.
The Changing Face of Shenzhen, the World's Gadget Factory
Inside the megacity where 90 percent of the world's gadgets are made.