Discovery

tech-science

Sorry, That Blunt-Shaped Interstellar Object Was Not an Alien Spaceship

While an alien explanation for 'Omuamua can't be ruled out, a new study concludes it is more likely natural in origin.
Becky Ferreira
7.1.19
Motherboard

Scientists Discover the Closest Known Asteroid to the Sun

It's one of 19 asteroids that have been detected within Earth's orbit.
Becky Ferreira
2.8.19
ANIMALS

‘Dynasties’ Is a Timely Reminder That People Are the Worst Animals

The new show voiced by Sir David Attenborough documents the trajectories of animal life in an almost Shakespearean way.
John Saward
1.25.19
archaeology

Long May She Reign: 8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword from Lake

Saga Vanecek was swimming in a local lake in Sweden when she stepped on something odd—an archeological treasure.
Leila Ettachfini
10.4.18
tv

We Can't Wait to Watch Martha Stewart Destroy Contestants on 'Chopped'

She'll be joining the wildly popular Food Network show next season.
Mayukh Sen
4.12.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How a nearly 300-foot section of the Berlin Wall was kept secret for almost 2 decades

“I kept it a secret because the place needed to gain historical importance."
Steven Bartus
2.5.18
Criminal Justice

How New York Could Change the Game for Criminal Defendants

Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing wide-ranging reforms to the state's criminal justice system, from eliminating cash bail to forcing prosecutors to reveal more about their cases before trial.
Beth Schwartzapfel
1.4.18
Space

Scientists found another Earth-like planet, and even more are coming

“You’re right now standing on the threshold of the next sonic boom in exoplanet discoveries.”
Alex Lubben
11.15.17
GOOD or BAD

Is ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ GOOD or BAD?

Motherboard writers beef.
Jordan Pearson & Kaleigh Rogers
10.13.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Dog Dug Up $85,000 of Black Tar Heroin in His Backyard

Police named him an honorary narcotics K9 after the find, which is the closest you can get to the official designation of Very, Very Good Boy.
Drew Schwartz
8.18.17
waspy stardust

This Freaky 100-Million-Year-Old Wasp Was Named for David Bowie

One day, you’re relaxing on a Cretaceous tree chillin’ with some dinos. The next day, you’re trapped in amber for 100 million years.
Becky Ferreira
6.23.17
our ancestors

Homo Sapiens Have Been on Earth 100,000 Years Longer Than We Thought

A new discovery rewrites human history.
Bryson Masse
6.7.17
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