Inside the Loneliest Five-Star Restaurant in the World

You can eat foie gras at Antarctica's Concordia Station, but your closest neighbor is the International Space Station and you might not see oranges for three months.
Daniel Oberhaus

Boko Haram Seizes Military Base on Nigeria's Border With Chad

With one month to go until Nigeria's elections, the Islamist insurgents, battling to carve out a caliphate in the country's north, are gaining ground.
Sally Hayden

Extreme Highliners Weave a Massive Web Between Mountains

BASE jumpers and slackliners worked together to weave a 2000-square-foot web over the rocky Utah desert.
Beckett Mufson
war and conflict

Dozens Killed in ‘War Crime’ Assault on UN Base in South Sudan

A mob of several hundred people assaulted a UN base in the city of Bor on Thursday and opened fire on civilians inside, killing 48.
Samuel Oakford
Motherboard Blog

The US Just Opened a Drone Base in Niger

Just when you thought you'd forgotten all about that recently revealed "secret" American drone base in Saudi Arabia.
Brian Anderson
Motherboard Blog

Just a Drone, Landing

It almost looks cute from so high up. Almost.
Brian Anderson

How A Start-Up VFX Studio Helped Grow An Industry In China (And Racked Up Awards Along The Way)

<p>With the premiere of <i>Boardwalk Empire</i> season 3, we caught up with Chris Bremble, founder of Beijing-based visual effects studio Base FX, to find out more about their work on the critically acclaimed television series and other cool projects...
Erica Huang